The Effects Of Global Warming On The Environment Essay

1915 Words May 7th, 2016 null Page
As an environmentalist, it is appalling to observe some of the careless and selfish acts that many individuals perform which harm wildlife and its surroundings on a daily basis. Despite media outlets having acknowledged this as an issue that impacts people and wildlife all over the world, many still completely deny their contribution to the current state of the environment due to the media bias portrayed. If human beings wish to continue progressing on this planet as an entire population, it is essential for people to show respect for the Earth and to protect all natural resources necessary to sustain life; which means protecting the ocean, air, wildlife and all of the elements which shape the world we live in. Global warming has affected millions and caused both physical and biological changes to occur. The essence of this problem on a broad scale, is the complete lack of awareness shown in people 's everyday actions which affect wildlife, weather patterns, and the health and wellbeing of all living things. The earth’s climate undergoes many changes in temperature throughout the seasons, usually as a result of the planet receiving more or less sunlight due to subtle shifts in earth 's orbit. In the past century however, it has been primarily due to the rapid increase in Earth’s average surface temperature and greenhouse gases released from people burning fossil fuels. The recent article in living science by Marc Lallanilla explains “A greenhouse gas is any gaseous…

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