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Unformatted text preview: Robert Imig Prof. Hess 10/29/07 Global Warming The facts have indeed proved that over the last couple centuries temperature has increased greatly. A graph of the temperature change, experts have said, shows stability followed by a sharp curve upwards over the last 140 years, which has been referred to as the hockey stick effect. (Llanos 1) Many proposals have been made to decrease the amount of CO2 emissions in the atmosphere. Many people have offered some big, bold, and highly controversial schemes. (Huyghe 1) These proposals have been called geoengineering. These proposals offer ways to help get rid of CO2 emissions. The problem is that these are temporary solutions, what happens if increase our greenhouse gasses and emissions? We would have to think of more plans or increase the dose of current plans. This could just cause an ongoing trend of producing a more dangerous atmosphere and then trying to find some alternative solution to temporarily fix it. The atmosphere is earth is indeed increasing in temperature as seen solution to temporarily fix it....
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This note was uploaded on 04/14/2008 for the course STSH 1110 taught by Professor Hess during the Fall '07 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
- Fall '07