Global Warming Essay

809 Words Jul 15th, 2008 4 Pages
As the delicate balance of time moves on, slight differences in the weather can be noticed. Anyone can see that there is a shift in the balance of the environment; heat waves, hurricanes, tsunamis and the like are occurring faster than ever. Given the name of “global warming”, it is a problem on a world wide scale and only the cooperation of everyone can it be fixed or at least slowed down. With the heat of the Earth rising, national landmarks as well as complete ecosystems are fading out, and the only way to help stop this is to be aware of global warming. If anyone had the time to look into it, people could easily see what is happening in our world right now; glaciers are melting, lakes are drying up, and mountains are becoming …show more content…
Due to the warming of the Gulf, the heat from the sea combined with the ferocity of the hurricane and turned it into a class five. At that point, it moved into New Orleans and stranded thousands by the havoc it caused. It did not help that we knew the levees could not withstand such a force, but no one could have expected the hurricane to evolve into such a magnanimous beast. New Orleans and Hurricane Katrina are not the only indicators of what is happening. Half-way around the globe, Asia is running into unforeseen changes as well. There has been an increase in tsunamis in Japan, as well as tornadoes and hurricanes attacking India. Also, places like the North Pole and Antarctica are seeing rapid increases in temperature that is causing the ice to melt and sink off into the ocean. With the ice melting, the sea level is going to increase and many places that live on the shore will be engulfed in water. Finally, monumental parks that lay in the mountains are losing their icy hills and cliffs; lakes, too, are being dried up. This will eventually bode a problem for some civilizations, as they get their drinking water from frozen springs on the cliffs. Since precipitation is down, the springs will not get refilled and they will run out of clean drinking water. The weather doesn’t only consist of storms and ice blocks melting. Over the summer of 2006, cities like New York and Philadelphia experienced massive heat

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