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Eli Quinn Comparison Essay 10-24-06 Word Count: 6,664 Global Warming Comparison As the gradual heating of the earth’s surface (global warming) is a widely known problem in the world, so what can the people do to try and stop it? Is there a solution to this global threatening problem or is it something that we the people just have to deal with and hope it doesn’t get out of control. The Global Warming Crisis, written by, Stuart Jordan, stresses the point that there seems to be no technological solution for removing enough carbon dioxide from the atmosphere to make a measurable difference (Jordan 28). The other article that will be compared to Jordan’s look on the solution is titled, Global Warming and the Threat of Ecological Catastrophe, written by, Geoffrey Hughes. Hughes believes that there are ways to reduce the effects caused by global warming by using solar power, alternate fuels to power automobiles, and even changing personal habits such as our daily diets. Although both articles agree on the fact that global warming is a severe problem on the planet, they have different views on the ways that we can solve the problem to save our environment from this gradual heating. While Hughes and Jordan have different suggestions on their solution they both have similar points of view on global warming and its effects. Due from evidence of thousands of respected researchers around the world both Jordan and Hughes agree that the evidence is overwhelming that the Earth’s surface is warmer than it was centuries ago. This warming is a result from human caused releases of an enormous amount of greenhouse gases over the years (Jordan). This world-wide effect has potential to cause increased amount of more frequent extreme weather such as hurricanes, rapid melting of
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