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Damiana LeeBIO-220Nov. 19, 2017Professor RushGlobal Warming essayGlobal warming is also known as climate change. It is a rising concern among scientistsaround the world. There needs to be an understanding of what global warming means, in order tounderstand why there is a concern. Global warming is an increase in the earth’s atmospheric andoceanic temperatures widely predicted to occur due to an increase in the greenhouse effectresulting especially from pollution. “Global warming is the observed and projected increases in theaverage temperature of earth’s atmosphere and oceans. The increase in global temperaturesbrought about by the increased emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere” (Ki Hee,2009). Even though the exact cause of global warming cannot be identified, the common knowntheory is that human activity is involved.According to Cunningham and Cunningham (2010), “human civilization is causing