With the rise in modern technology, the average temperature of the Earth’s surface has increased about 1.4 °F; two-thirds of which has arisen since the early 1980’s. Industrialized countries are major contributors to climate change, due in part to their involvement in deforestation and the burning of fossil fuels. These activities lead to an increase in levels of greenhouse gases, which scientists propose is the number one cause of global warming. The greenhouse effect is an example of external forcing: any process that has influence over climate, outside of the climate system. When infrared radiation is emitted and absorbed into the atmosphere, the greenhouse effect occurs.
These synthetic gases accumulate to the already natural gases and increase the amount of heat that gets trapped in the atmosphere (Simon et al., 2007). Some sources indicate that humans have been increasing to the rise in carbon dioxide and methane levels as well (Stanford Solar Center, 2008). The Stanford Solar Center (2008) also notes that the increase in carbon dioxide levels is due to the burning of fossil fuels and the change in land usage, while methane level increases are a result of agriculture. Within the last decade are concerns about global warming have heightened and with good reason. The rate at which the earth is warming is what is so alarming, since it can have such a profound negative impact on the ecosystem.
This paper will attempt to explore this very issue. Global warming refers to an unequivocal and continuing rise in the average temperature of earth’s climate system (Wikipedia 1). it was discovered a long time ago around the year 1869. Global warming is primarily caused by a problem of too much carbon dioxide (causes of global warming 1). Carbon dioxide (co2) is harmful to many things a very small amount of it can kill a human.
So much of the population, only a year of carbon dioxide emissions are staggering figure, the result will be a direct result of atmospheric carbon dioxide levels continue to increase, so the formation of carbon dioxide "greenhouse effect" will directly affect the Earth 's surface climate change . In addition, the increasingly serious air pollution constitutes a major climate issue, it is one of the main factors cause global warming. Now, research
How does Greenhouse effect impact climate change? Kenneth Hare reviews the scientific evidence on the greenhouse effect and explained that warming on global and increased greenhouse gases is the main issue that impact climate change. Human activity is the one who causes the greenhouse effect. The natural greenhouse effect is benefit to our world and become probable to making life on earth, but the temperature is very high nowadays that harm human, plant, and animal life. For example, the natural resource such as petrol for vehicles and electricity for our necessary needs will produce more than billions of carbon to the atmosphere every year that cause climate change every day in our earth.
Like I explained earlier, carbon dioxide in the Earth has increased dramatically and this is cause by burning fossil fuels which results in the Greenhouse Effect. Almost everything in the world consists of fossil fuels in some type of way. We burn fossil fuels when driving our car, powering machinery, using electricity, flying planes, etc. (Planet Save) I thought that the following chart was very interesting because it explains that the human causes of global warming are extremely higher than natural effects. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, this dec... ... middle of paper ... ...are efforts to slow down the rate of global warming that are being implemented.
The hard face is that despite what many nations, companies, cities and people are starting to do to reduce their global warming emission. The world is putting out more carbon dioxide into the air than ever before. The current amount is 385 parts per million (ppm), higher than ever in the past 800,000 years (Gary Braasch, 2005). Global warming is the increase in the average temperature of the Earth's near-surface air and oceans in recent decades and its likely continuation. Rise in global temperature will cause sea level to rise, and is likely to increase the intensity of extreme weather events and to change the amount and pattern of rainfall.
When fossil fuels are burned it is one of the biggest causes to global warming and climate change. The carbon dioxide level in the atmosphere is slowly rising due to the burning of fossil fuels. The United States, who is the leading consumer of fossil fuels are trying to find a successful way of reducing the need for fossil fuels especially gasoline. The effects that humans have on the earths atmosphere didn’t just recently happen, it’s happened before in the past. Our future generations will be affected more then the people who are experiencing the af... ... middle of paper ... ...rbon dioxide in tress helps build their tissues and return some of it to the soil.
Even worse, scientists from the IPCC (2014) forecast the temperature will be higher and higher in the future. The increase of greenhouse gas concentration happened nearly the same time as industrialisation through the 20th, when the worldwide human population started growing rapidly and farming also increased. Subjects of the stores and sources of these gases, both born and human induced, show than the main campaigns of the increasing concentrations are emissions from human actions (Australian Academy of Science, 2014). Human activities cause carbon dioxide input to the atmosphere from fossil fuel burning and deforestation. To this end, this report aims mainly to discuss the causes and effects of global warming and propound some suggestions to solve this issue.
The effects of global warming are caused by a number of different things. Over the twentieth century, temperatures have risen 1.4 degrees Fahrenheit (Knowlton). These rising temperatures are slowly causing hardships for people, plants, and animals. The rise in CO2 (carbon dioxide) over the last century has increased more rapidly than natural climate change could have caused. This is thought to be the fault of human activity because the particular type of CO2 that is being released into the atmosphere is directly connected to humans.