Exam 3 Essay - Sean Vanderwall Exam 3 Essay: Global Warming...

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Sean Vanderwall Exam 3 Essay: Global Warming and Its Serious Consequences Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution about 150 years ago, the emission of greenhouse gases has been on the rise. With the constant burning of fossil fuels, and the rapid growth of industry, greenhouse gas concentrations such as that of carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide have been growing rapidly with seemingly no signs of slowing. The idea of Global Warming is based on the fact that with these increasing levels of greenhouse gases, average temperatures on earth will begin to escalate. With these higher temperatures, there can be many consequences. Some of which can include the melting of polar ice caps, damage to crops and other food sources, and the migration of animals. Since the 1980’s there has been a distinct increase in temperatures, with records showing that the last 20 years of the 20 th century have held the ten highest temperature years of the century, and the top 3 were during the 1990’s. Many people associate these high temperatures to
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