Human Caused Global Warming

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At first thought the essay topic global warming, seemed simple. After researching many sites, such as National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), University studies, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) studies, Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change (NIPCC), and more, global warming is very complicated. It hinges on many factors, solar activity, deforestation, increase in carbon dioxide from forest floors, obliquity (change in axil tilt of Earth), volcano eruptions, water vapor, fossil fuel use, methane gases, cloud cover and other factors. There are many effects on the global temperature, two of the major ways used to study this topic are Global Climate Models (GCM) and observational studies conducted all over the world. The majority of scientific studies indicate that the main cause of global warming is, increased levels of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Some research shows that natural occurrences are the main source of global warming. This essay will argue that carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere, by man-made actions is the main reason for the global temperature changes, secondary, are natural occurrences.

Some believe that, carbon dioxide in the atmosphere causes a warming effect on the atmosphere. This carbon dioxide, as the majority of studies have shown, has contributed to the rise in global temperature. There has been a lot of research to explain this. One of the best ways to study global warming are computer models. Computer models use mathematical equations in

a computer program that describe how atmospheric temperature, air pressure, water, ice, ...

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