Essay on Toxic Air Pollution : Today We Face A Major Threat

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Toxic Air Pollution
Today we face a major threat: global warming. People polluting the air constantly get so blinded by their own greed that they do not tend to realize what they have created. Humans have the biggest contribution to global warming, and the dangers will only get worse if nothing gets done. Our various toxic activities, such as working at power plants, drilling up natural gases and oil, and deforestation all emit greenhouse gases into the air, and because of these omissions large bodies of ice and oceans, the wildlife, and people 's health will continue to get harmed extremely.
Earth’s temperature will and have always increased for millions of years. In the past, the Earth’s temperature has changed due to natural causes; however, the rate has rapidly increased ever since we got introduced to the industrial revolution in the 1800s. The growth of factories, transportation, and also the discovery of fossil fuels was a major achievement for the human population. Without knowing the consequences that would come along, people continued to expand these industries. An increasing level of greenhouse gases, such as water vapor, nitrous oxide, methane, and carbon dioxide, blocks heat from escaping the environment. This then leads the Earth’s temperature to increase to unexpected heights. According to NASA, the Earth’s temperature has “risen about 0.8 C (1.4 F) since 1880” (“Graphic: Global Warming from 1880 to 2013” 1). This increasing level of temperature defines Global…

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