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and aerosol sprays continue as staples of everyday life for humans, and many of those products contain toxicants and carcinogens that cause harmful effects (Carslaw, 2006). The use of a shampoo, cleaning agent, and draining fluid most likely ends with the product escaping through the plumbing system and polluting the water systems. Everyday humans expose themselves to large levels of nitrogen, phosphorus, and ammonia stemming from use of cleaning products and other products in the home or at work (Carslaw, 2006). Many people often fail to sort out waste properly, causing harmful materials to end up in the local landfill site. Once at the landfill, the buildup of municipal waste will become a toxic sludge leachate, which can seep into the surrounding soil and groundwater, polluting the local environment (Gentil, 2011). The increased pollution and deforestation has led to massive changes to the global climate. In the US for example, the North East region has experienced extreme cold weather, while the South West region experiences extreme hot temperatures and droughts. If deforestation continues and pollution is not correctly managed, then we will continue to see drastic temperature fluctuations, along with potential shortages to food and water. Future Climate Change: 50 Years Down the Road I believe that in the future, the amount and variety of resources will look drastically different compared to those available today. Fossil fuels will be the first resource to disappear, and I predict that no fossil fuels will remain 50 years from now. 4
Future Climate Changes Even with greener vehicles and efficient technology, carbon emissions remain high due to the constant reliance on fossil fuels for energy within the transportation, industrial, and residential sectors. Once all fossil fuels have been exhausted, one of two events will occur: Humans will find a suitable replacement and wisely utilize this energy source to ensure sustainability, or humans will exploit the energy source in a similar fashion to fossil fuels and the cycle will repeat itself. Not to be pessimistic, but based on past behavior I believe humans will continue to exploit resources in an unsustainable matter, so long as the economy is put before the environment.

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