Essay on Climate Change And Global Warming

1558 Words Oct 9th, 2014 7 Pages
The climate is warming and will continue to rise under human influence. Signs of climate change are already being seen in today’s environment and the significance of these changes are accepted by most people, however there are still some people who choose to deny these facts. Global warming has the potential to dramatically disrupt some of life’s essential requirements for health, water air and food. In order to plan for climate change policies, and understanding of how Australians perceive climate change is essential. 62.1% perceive that global warming is likely to worsen, 56.3% were very or extremely concerned that they or there family would be directly affected by global warming and 77.6% stated that they had made some level of change to the way they live. In Australia climate change is regarded as the most salient environmental issue and is believed to have contributed to Australia’s worst drought recorded on 2002. In order to be in denial of the issue of climate change you have to understand all the facts associated with it in order to make an educated assumption. The most critical evidence for climate change is the increasing of the greenhouse gas concentrations in our atmosphere; increase in sea level and temperature and to more frequent and intense weather events present.

Over recent years there has been an increase in greenhouse gas concentration in our atmosphere. An increase in these greenhouse gases in the atmosphere is the main cause to global warming leading…

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