1.1 Background Global warming is the term used to describe an increase in the temperature of the Earth's atmosphere and its oceans. Global warming is caused by either an external factor or our (humans) own action. Examples of external factors are volcanic eruptions and the variation of orbiting the Sun. The burning of fossil fuels, smoking and so on are factors done by humans which could lead towards air pollution. The particles will basically make the ozone layer (the layer that was supposed to reflect UV light from the Sun) thinner. As it becomes thinner, some of the UV light manage to enter but cannot escape the atmosphere. This makes the world hotter and thus, global warming.
1.2 Statement of the Problem
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(United Nations Environment Program, 2005).
Come to think of it, what is the significance between global warming and us humans? Researchers have looked into this and founded that global warming could cause negative effects towards humans in more ways than one in certain areas. Therefore, actions should be taken to ensure the well-being of our species. The purpose of this study is to create awareness that global warming is real and it can actually do harm to humans.
1.3 Research Questions
RQ1: What are the effects on coastal cities?
RQ2: What are the health implications?
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One of the most major environmental risk factor in skin cancer is overexposure to the Sun. It also cause various genetic risk factors and immune effects (Norval et al. 2011)4. The immune system will not be able to perform as it should and the people exposed to it could get diseases such as tumours very easily. Though being exposed to the sun also allows a person to receive Vitamin D, it is still not enough to counter the damage done by the UV radiation done upon that person. For instance, skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the world and has risen significantly over the past 5 decades and is expected to increase even further, making it a world-wide health burden (Norval et al.