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The science of global warming Hum/111 Elizabeth Tucker Robert 11/21/2010
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The Science of Global Warming
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The science of global warming Global warming is one of the largest problems facing mankind today. Climate change is occurring and is caused by human activities such as burning fossil fuels and if left unchecked global warming will have disastrous consequences. To prove global warming scientists measure and compare surface air temperatures and global subsurface ocean temperatures. Climate change effects people and eco-systems, this is visible through melting glaciers, disintegrating polar ice cap, thawing permafrost, dying coral reefs, raising sea levels, and fatal heat waves. Global warming and climate change can’t go on forever without having enormous consequences. If people do not get this problem under control it could wipe out half the world population from such things as starvation, drought, severe temperature changes. All these things can and will happen if people don’t stop warming up the earth and our atmosphere. The leading cause of global warming is the burning of fossil fuels to feed our
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This note was uploaded on 08/18/2011 for the course BUSINESS 212 taught by Professor Fred during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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