Global Warming Myth Or Fact? Essay

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Global Warming myth or fact?
Global warming has probably been one of the most controversial subjects in all of the scientific community for many years. Arguments range from how the climate change is affecting the way nature works, how it is leading to extreme climate changes that lead to disasters, to how it is just a periodical climate change in the world that has no more meaning that it being natural. Some say that the earth is able to handle all the pollution and CO2 that is produce without any draw backs. But the reality of the matter is that disastrous events are happening throughout the earth and all of them seem to point out to one thing, that global warming is harming our planet and that is our job to help our planet.
What is global warming? Before we get deeper into the subject lets first clarify what is global warming. The oxford dictionary states that global warming is “a gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth 's atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and other pollutants”(NASA 7). So to summarize due to pollution, the greenhouse effect and the high levels of CO2 our planet is getting warmer as time passes.
The way that our world normally works is that it receives its heat from our sun which supplies us with plenty of it, but due to harmful gasses and CO2 this heat doesn’t leave our planet and it stays casing harm, this is what is call the greenhouse…

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