Global Climate Change

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The believed outcome of Global Climate Change(GCC) by many people is not a good one. However it will not be as bad as 40 foot swell in the sea level, huge thunder storms, or satanic hurricanes. Yes, the world is changing, and changing in ways that we have yet to fully understand. Many people do believe that the current trend of our planet's climate will inevitably end in the destruction of the earth as we know it and out of those people most believe it is entirely humans’ fault. The human not the main cause of global climate change or reason for long term GCC. In fact the recent “increase“ in world temperature is just plain wrong. The facts is that the earth’s climate is changing. There is no denying that. It’s always changing. From day-to-day, year to year, century to century. To understand how the earth’s systems are influenced you must think of it as a giant algebraic equations, with thousands and thousands of variables some variables make more of a difference than others. For example, the water cycle, rain to ground water or ocean water to evaporation and so on has many factors like gravity, temperature, and other more abstract ones like plant consummation. This is why its so hard to predict what will happen. What we do know is what has changed so far. According to temperatures taken by weather stations the World’s Average temperature have gone up 1.4F degrees since 1880. They also showed that the last two decades were the hottest in 400 years[Global Warming Fast Facts]. And the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says that “11 of the past 12 years are among the dozen warmest since 1850” (citation). According to the ISIDC, National Snow and Ice Data Center, if current trends continue the Arctic ice... ... middle of paper ... ...ttp://www.grida.no/publications/vg/climate/>. (11)"Graph of Number of Stations vs Temperature." University of Guelph. Web. 04 June 2010. . [12]"Weather Station Vs. Tempature Data." Web. 4 June 2010. [13]"Global Climate Resource Pages." Willmott, Matsuura and Collaborators' Global Climate Resource Pages. Web. 4 June 2010. . [14] Unknown original creator, found at many sites across the internet. Book sources: Haley, James. Global Warming ; Opposing Viewpoints. San Diego, Calif.: Greenhaven, 2002. Print. Rothschild, David De., and Roden William. Van. The Live Earth Global Warming Survival Handbook: 77 Essential Skills to Stop Climate Change-- or Live through It. New York: Rodale, 2007. Print.

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