Global Warming, A Tale of All

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It didn’t start this morning or last night; it certainly didn’t start last week or last month. It started over two hundred years ago and it’s getting worse by the day. Global warming is an environmental issue that has everyone concerned. We must take action to control it and reverse it before is too late. Some people are skeptical about global warming. They think is something made up by politicians to scare their constituents. They believe it’s a myth created by someone in a high chair to profit from it. Although it is true that there are many companies that profit from the whole idea of global warming and cleaner air, global warming isn’t a myth.
Car companies sell expensive hybrid cars that promise to be good for the environment and create cleaner air. Appliance companies sell refrigerators, air conditioners and even TVs that promise to be more energy efficient. The list goes on and they all benefit greatly from the idea.
Global warming isn’t an idea or a myth, and it sure is more than just an excuse to make millions of dollars in profit. Global warming is a serious issue that needs to be dealt with now while there is still time. It all started with the industrial revolution. Ever since then global warming as become a problem that does nothing but get worse. It is not yet late, there are simple steps we can take that can reduce the happening of global warming and eventually bring it to a stop.
What exactly is global warming? This is a good question to ask ourselves prior to talking about its causes and effects. Global warming is “a gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and other po...

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...arming. Some of these things that we can do to reduce the happening of global warming can be done easily and daily.
First on the list is to drive less and when we do drive, to drive more efficiently. According to an article on by Greg Seaman, “Every gallon of gasoline burned puts 26 pounds of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.” If we save one gallon of gas a week, we’re each removing 26 pounds of carbon dioxide from the air. That’s millions of pounds of carbon dioxide removed from the atmosphere if each American saved one gallon of gas a week. Also, as part of a drive-less campaign, we can bike to work; ride the bus or even car pool. These are all things we can do without creating a hole in our wallets. Bicycles ride on fat and save you money. Cars run on money and make you fat. This might me just a simple phrase, but it really makes a lot of sense.
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