Essay on The Effects Of Global Warming On Our Society

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In the documentary “The Impact of Global Warming” it showed many ways of how global warming can effect and is effect our society and our planet. One of the impacts of global warming that the documentary addressed was the rise in sea level. There are many causes that effect the rise in sea level but one specific effect is the melting of glaciers and ice caps. When our temperature increases dramatically high it causes many of the glaciers that are situated across the globe to melt, whether its little or a lot, it does have effect on the sea level. For example, many people in the Himalayas are dependent on meltwater rivers which supply their drinking water, if the sea level rises it will contaminate their water supply. Another effect of the rise in sea level due to increase in temperature is that many people who live near the ocean will have their homes and property flooded. So What causes high temperatures? many things we do in our daily lives attribute to it, one of those things is cars. When we use our cars in our daily lives, we emit carbon dioxide into the air by burning fossil fuels, In the NASA official website it states, “On Earth, human activities are changing the natural greenhouse. Over the last century the burning of fossil fuels like coal and oil has increased the concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2)”. This statement goes to show that by using and burning fossil fuels which emit carbon dioxide, it does and will have a detrimental effect to our…

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