Argumentative Essay On Global Warming

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Global Warming causes rising sea level from glacier melting, unusual weather, increased temperature, droughts and floods, changes in ocean currents and climate shifts. I believe that global warming is the human fault because humans create more pollution by burning fossil fuels, expanding the greenhouse gases and cutting down and burning trees also release carbon dioxide. Releasing such gases into the atmosphere not only effects the atmosphere itself but also effects the entire earth and its population.
Global Warming is the increase of Earth's average surface temperature due to effect of greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels or from deforestation, which trap heat that would otherwise escape from Earth. This is a type of greenhouse effect. Due to more greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, more heat is trapped which makes the Earth warmer. Global warming is the biggest threat being faced by mankind today. "Gases created through human industrial and agricultural practices (primarily carbon dioxide from burning fossil fuels and wood, as well as methane, nitrous oxide, and chlorofluorocarbons) increase the heat-reflecting potential of the atmosphere, thereby raising the planet’s average temperature."
The gases in our atmosphere control the Earth's temperature. It starts with sunlight (a form of energy), the energy is absorbed by land and water and the rest is reflected back to space. The Earth's surface warms up and gives off energy in a different form called infrared radiation. This energy is released back into space and some of this energy is trapped by the greenhouse gases. They trap it in the atmosphere before it can escape which keeps the Earth warmer. Without some of the greenhouse ga...

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In conclusion, I believe that global warming is caused by humans. The more fossil fuel we use, the more it goes into the atmosphere. Also, too man trees are being cut down which is called deforestation. The trees that are being cut down release CO2 which goes into the atmosphere also. The trees absorb the CO2 but since all of the trees are being cut down, there arent enough of them to adsorb the CO2. The last reason humans are at fault is that us humans expanded the greenhouse effect. Meaning, due to our daily activities, we increased the concentraion of the greenhouse gases which is definitely not good. The natural causes of global warming is variations of the sun's energy reaching the Earth. Volcanic eruptions cause gases to go into the atmosphere and the 11 year solar cycle, the sun and climate are going in opposite directions.
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