Essay on The Effects Of Global Warming On The Environment

1656 Words Jul 18th, 2016 7 Pages
The environment is changing, well the world is. For many years mankind has been finding ways to make Earth easier and livable, therefore, we have been cutting down various trees, building houses, and industries to make Earth more adaptable for humankind. These mass productions are polluting our environment, due to the fact that carbon dioxide is being released into the atmosphere. The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has a very destructive consequence, global warming. Global warming started around the 1880’s around 40 years after the Industrial Revolution in America. As a consequence of global warming, the climate change on the Earth has had lethal impacts. Humankind has come up with two methods to help control the amount of carbon that is being released into the planet these systems are called, cap and trade and carbon tax. Today, our civilization has been affecting the planet with all the carbon dioxide that we have emitted. However, even the nonindustrialized countries, such as, Greenland and Antarctica has been affected by the pollution that has been released and that is still in our atmosphere. In other words, they are paying the consequences for this issue that they didn’t contribute to. In 1959 humanity has produced roughly around 350 million tonnes of carbon dioxide, but only around 50 percent of that amount has been absorbed by the ocean and land, sadly, the rest was left in the atmosphere and still today the amount is inclining every year. The Earth’s…

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