Assignment 1 - The Impact of Climate Change on Population Growth and Food Security.docx

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The United Nations (U.N.) has made it known that population growth is affecting the social structure of the planet in a tremendous way in developing countries. The fascination with the growth of the economy has discouraged the quest to find out why global warming is being affected by the growing population. Bosnia is on the list of developing countries the U.N. has anticipated to expand socially and economically. The increase in emission of greenhouse gasses, and the effect these gasses have, based on the growing population, are contributing to global warming. The effect these emissions have on people in developing countries such as Bosnia bring several challenges in regard to security, politics as well as the economy. Isolating one country as the culprit for population growth will be a difficult task. The question remains, can weas a planet control the population with the increase in social and economic growth?
Greenhouse GasesThe term “greenhouse effect” is derived from a man name Joseph Fourier. The term is defined as the trapping of the sun’s warmth in a planet’s lower atmosphere, causing the emission of gas into the air. This in turn causes more gas to exist, hindering heat from moving into space, which keeps, or causes the earth to remain warm. Hence the name “global warming” created by a“greenhouse effect”. Our ecosystem is not possible without specific natural greenhouse gasses within our environment. The “greenhouse effect” is cause by carbon dioxide that occurs with the burning of fossil fuels, trees and items made from wood, and solid waste. Methane which is created from natural oil and gas. This also occurs from decaying waste and livestock, along with the production of coal. Nitrous oxide is created by the emission of agricultural and industrial factory productions. Lastly, fluorinated gases that are composed of synthetic gases. These gases include nitrogen trifluoride, perfluorocarbons, hexafluoride and hydrofluorocarbons which are emitted from several different industrial processes (EPA, 2018). The increase in carbon dioxide has raised concerns about the effect it causes. Methane is created from the burning of fossil fuels that occurs naturally when vegetation rots, is burned or digested without the existence of oxygen. Many different types of farming produce an incredible amount of methane gases, along with the production of gas and oil. Greenhouse gasses raise the earths temperature average by 30 degrees Celsius. Greenhouse gases raise the earths natural temperature due to their constant emissions. They remain in existence by retaining the heat from

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