Climate Change And Its Effect On Earth Essays

1917 Words May 4th, 2016 8 Pages
Climate Change and its Effect on Earth Climate change, you probably have heard of it, but you don’t really see anyone talking about it on the news or social media. This is the problem with society, no one seems to do anything about it. They can’t see the real picture in that the society in general is actually destroying the Earth instead of helping it. Why climate change is a risk and a risk to everyone on Earth is the increase in carbon dioxide (CO2). For thousands of years it’s been at a steady level never exceeding 300 ppm (parts per million) at least not until 1950 where the carbon dioxide levels started to increase because of industrialization. As we started to become an industrialized society the carbon dioxide levels started to increase as statistics shown by NASA from 1950 to now CO2 levels has increased to 400 ppm a 100 ppm increase. With the CO2 increase there tends to be problems happening on the Earth such as rising sea levels, extreme weather, global temperature rise. With most of the population on Earth living near the coast rising sea levels is a danger that no one seems to notice. Everyone loves going to the Beach on a hot sunny day. Everyone dreams of living next to the beach in a beautiful beach house. Unfortunately, most of the houses and cities will be taken by the ocean in the next couple centuries at the rate sea levels are rising. At
Zavala 2 the rate sea levels are rising a study by Destiny Studies are showing that most of the coast…

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