The Problem Of Global Warming

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Did you know that carbon dioxide levels in the air are at their highest in 650,000 years? Or that nine of the ten warmest years on record have occurred since 2000? How about the fact that global average sea level has risen nearly 7” in (178 mm) over the past 100 years and that the global forest lost between 2000 and 2012 would cover more than twice the area of Texas? (Global Climate Change). These alarming statistics should be enough evidence to make you aware of the seriousness of the problem called global warming. With the extreme heat, droughts, floods, and weather disasters affecting thousands of people and the increasing rate of ocean contamination and acidity, climate change should be a priority to everybody. Global warming is among …show more content…
Even though some argue that old hardwood forests are vital for various manufacturing industries, there are several alternatives and options to find a solution; they can easily access recommendations for how businesses, governments, and consumers can go deforestation-free and benefit from it. New business agreements and environmental laws should be established to limit the further expansion of deforestation. In addition to this, an initiative should be made to start new projects and campaigns to raise awareness, encourage participation, and restore our environments. Projects of this nature include those that protect the wild life, grow trees and plants, and emphasize on recycling. Schools and universities can play a key role in reaching successful results. The incorporation of recycling and high technology in the educational surroundings greatly prevents the waste of potential useful materials, reduces the energy consumption and the budget while saving the environment. Tropical forests are vital for our existence; they not only provide oxygen for us to breathe, but also take CO2 out of the atmosphere, so as mentioned by many experts: “Losing such forests greatly hampers Earth’s ability to remove carbon from the atmosphere and avoid the worst effects of global warming” (Global Warming

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