Climate change is causing devastating problems for the world’s essential resources because it is increasing extreme weather patterns which is decreasing energy production and transportation and is causing agriculture to suffer. Climate change is increasing extreme weather patterns. The ocean’s waters are becoming warmer which gives more energy to tropical storms. An example of this is hurricane Katrina in 2005. This storm was the deadliest hurricane to every hit America, killing 1,833 people, and it was also the costliest storm, causing $125 billion in damage.
Global warming, although most often overlooked in importance, is a crucial problem of the future directly related to human activities. Global warming is caused by gases humans release into the atmosphere called anthropogenic gases and by deforestation. Anthropogenic gases include carbon dioxide, methane, chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), hydrofl... ... middle of paper ... ... Opposing Viewpoints.. San Diego: Greenhaven Press, Inc., 2014. 12-47.
There is more than enough evidence to assure the existence and the disastrous effects of Global Warming. The Earth and its inhabitants continue to suffer the consequences every day. There are critics which try their hardest to deny the fact that Global Warming is a true issue to be concerned about. However, those skeptics are going to feel the heat eventually, for they are playing with fire. According to Mark Hendrickson, a writer for Forbes Magazine, Global Warming can be considered either a hoax, or the crime of the century.