The Environmental Effects Of Global Warming

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“Our environment, the world which we live and work, is a mirror of our attitudes and expectations” - Earl Nightingale. The world has been around for billions of years and has undergone permanent damage that has been caused by the careless human race. The damage that has been done is irreparable, and it should not be overlooked. The desire to improve our environment and keep our world safe has been a mutual feeling by individuals who are aware of the effects of greenhouse gases. Buying energy efficient products, reducing, reusing and recycling, and the encouragement of individuals and policy makers that will implement laws that will help us improve our environment, and get rid of greenhouse gas emissions.
The words Global warming seem to have a negative connotation whenever it is stated, but do people actually take the
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Greenhouse gases are the root of the problem when it comes to the problems in our environment. According to EPA. gov, “gases that trap heat into the atmosphere, are called greenhouse gases. These gases consist of Carbon Dioxide, Methane, Nitrous Oxide, and Fluorinated gases such as Hydrofluorocarbons, perfluorocarbons, sulfur hexafluoride, and many more”( These gases are most likely caused by factories,various ways of pollution, and human activity. The first time that I had heard about global warming was several years ago, and myself being a younger age still had understood that it was affecting our environment, but I was not sure to what extent. To improve the greenhouse gas emissions, we must first find the root of the problem, and then decide where to go from there. One of the gases that deeply affects our environment is Carbon dioxide, due to the fact that “ In 2014, Carbon dioxide accounted for about 80.9% of all U.S. greenhouse emissions from human activities”( The source of the problem seems to be the overwhelming use of fossil fuels. The three main sources of Carbon

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