Human Activity And Global Warming Essay

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Human activity has a great impact on global warming. Events, such as burning fossil fuels, contributes much of the carbon dioxide that is emitted into the atmosphere. Global warming effects caused by human activity affects the earth 's climate in many ways. It is melting the earth 's poles, glaciers and ice sheets which causes sea levels to rise. It is also shifting climates and precipitation patterns and is forcing animals to migrate.
Global warming is caused by the Greenhouse Effect. The sun emits heat and light onto the earth. Some of the heat and light is reflected off the earth into space. Some of the heat is trapped by a layer of carbon dioxide and is reflected back onto Earth. The more carbon dioxide that is emitted into the atmosphere, more heat is going to be trapped and therefore make the earth 's temperatures rise. This action is similar to that of a greenhouse hence the name
"Greenhouse Effect".
Since the Industrial Revolution, carbon dioxide emissions from humans has greatly increased. One main factor that has contributed to global warming is the burning of fossil fuels. Pollution produced by industrial buildings has emitted large amounts of carbon dioxide over
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This drowns much of the vegetation that grows in wetlands and again forces different species to migrate to other ecosystems. Another issue that global warming has on the environment is ocean acidification. Ocean acidification is caused by the excessive amounts of carbon dioxide that is emitted into the atmosphere. This increases the acidity in the ocean which causes harm to the ecosystems and many species that live in the oceans. Acidification also reduces the amount of sulfur flowing out of the ocean into the atmosphere. This reduces the reflection of solar radiation which results in more warming of the globe. Oceans and ocean ecosystems are affected by global warming in numerous

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