Climate Change Research Paper

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Climate change is the most highly influential topic in 21st century. It is now considered as a global phenomenon, which significantly impacts on human life. From the early beginnings of humans, we had changed the natural rule in many ways: by hunting, gathering, taming the wild animals… At first, the change of nature brought many practical benefits for the development of human beings. Over the years, people has gradually affected this beautiful planet, including its climate. Humans risk upsetting the ecological balance of the Earth as well as the change of regional climate. The more people there are, the more air, water, more education, housing and employment opportunities are needed. According to United Nations, it is estimated that by 2020, …show more content…
As can be seen, the surface of the earth has been warming. The average temperature has been increasing for several years. While making process of production and consumption, humanity destroy the nature, contaminate the ocean and impact negatively on the environment. The population has a very close relationship with the climate of the Earth since the origins of humans. Without doubt, population explosion is the pressing problem that we need to face to immediately so as to improve the climate change and slow down the rising of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Whether climate change is a problem that can be dealt with, it will depend not only on the ways that are available for governments and people to act, but also on their will to act in response to the environmental change. In this paper, we will focus on four main components: the impact of population explosion on the climate change, the effects of climate change on population, and what we should do now to control population explosion as well as the other side if we control the population …show more content…
Population explosion puts high pressure on water supply and energy sources demand. Daniel Quinn is an environmental writer who is best known for his book Ishmael (1992), which won the Turner Tomorrow Fellowship Award. In “The Danger of Human Exceptionalism”, he makes it super-clear that the biomass, which come from other members of the community of life has gained about 50 million tons in the last forty-five years for the use of the human beings. He claims: “Extinction rates are rising by a factor of up to 1,000 above natural rates. Every hour, three species disappear. Every day, up to 150 species are lost. Every year, between 18,000 and 55,000 species become extinct” (Quinn). These results provide confirmatory evidence that human activity has affected worse and worse to the ecology of the forests. People need to meet their water, lands, energy demand in this crowded world. As a result, humans burn down a forest to turn the land into croplands or pastures, ignore to the destruction of wildlife, the disappearance of thousands animals. In “Population Growth Is a Threat to the Environment”, John Harte, a professor of ecosystem sciences, and Mary Ellen Harte, a biologist state that: “In Amazonia, where roughly a quarter of the rainforest has been destroyed, numerous species have gone extinct because their habitat became either too small or too fragmented to sustain them,

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