GEOSC 040 - To: Anyone who cares about his or her life Many...

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To: Anyone who cares about his or her life Many people think that global warming is the sun making the earth too hot or a big hole somewhere in the sky. However, global warming is an issue of carbon dioxide; and it is all around us. Carbon dioxide actually makes earth a safe place for us to live, but when people start abusing everyday luxuries, we face the risk of global warming. Fossil fuels are increasing the amount of carbon dioxide to a dangerously high level in the atmosphere causing the temperatures to rise. By raising the temperature to scarcely high temperatures, global warming is causing a countless number of other problems. Al Gore, in the new film “An Inconvenient Truth,” tells us that these temperature increases are causing glaciers to melt, animals being forced from their homes and increasing number of severe storms and droughts. History shows us that Malaria has spread because of temperature increases and category 4 and 5 hurricanes, like Katrina, have nearly doubled in the last three decades. If the temperature of the earth continues to rise, the earth can expect serious
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