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    The arctic ice pack is a primary indicator of global climate change. Arctic ice melting is largely due to carbon dioxide emissions. In recent weeks, the arctic ice pack has shrunk to an extent that no computer model nor scientist had thought possible. The term, ‘arctic ice melt’ refers to the ice located at the arctic circle that is warming due to severe climate change. In certain high latitude regions such as the Arctic Ocean, the surface waters are actually colder than the deep waters and the…

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    Polar Bear Essay

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    it’s scientific name is, Ursus Maritimus. It’s physical characteristics are that it is white, six to nine feet and 800 to 1,300 pounds. It feeds upon seals and fish for nutrients. The polar bear population is decreasing drastically because of global warming and is at an all time low of about 22,000. Even though they live most of their lives in the water, their home is on the ice nursing and taking care of their cubs. They were marked as threatened species under the Endangered Species Act in May…

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    What is carbon dioxide? Where does it come from? What are the side effects of carbon dioxide being in our everyday lives? These are the types of question that may be floating around in people’s minds all the time. Well, carbon dioxide is a very important greenhouse gas that makes life possible on earth. While it makes living possible, carbon dioxide also has is negative side effects. Carbon dioxide is the byproduct of human and animal respiration but most of all, it biggest emitter is the…

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    change touches each side of our planet’s ecosystem and the water cycle is also a part of ecosystem. As the processes involved are profoundly reliant on temperature, changes in one have outcomes on the other. In particular, global temperatures have increased and it…

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    Global Warming Myth

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    Global Warming, a Reality or a Myth There is a growing concern on the conditions of the Arctic when factoring Global Warming. Most scientists believe the last 50 years of constant temperature changes in the world is due to human activity and the burning of fossil fuels. Many also take in the natural factors, for example, variations in the solar radiation, where major volcanic interactions and eruptions between the ocean and the atmosphere. Many people on earth do not understand the importance of…

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    How Is Global Warming Affecting the Polar Bears? As changes in climatic temperatures melt sea ice, the US Geological Survey predicted that two-thirds of the polar bear population will die out by the year 2050. A dramatic decline in polar bears is already occurring in our lifetime, which, according to historical data, is but a very small fraction of the time these animals have roamed the vast seas of the Arctic. The main threat to the polar bears is the loss of their sea-ice habitat that is…

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    The book Heatstroke: Nature in an Age of Global Warming by Anthony D. Barnosky explains how mother nature and the wildlife is getting affected by global warming. Living patterns all over the world are alternating due to global warming. The author includes vivid descriptions of how the environment or area of a certain region has changed and his own personal research and expeditions. An emphasis is placed on what was the change in the environment. For an example, at Tambopata, they have gathered…

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    (Rogers and Evan)? If the emission of carbon increases, there will be major consequences such as global warming; this could lead to more devastation. My vision for America is to be more environment-friendly. I believe if Americans are helping to keep the environment clean and conserve in some way, it would go a long way for a better, safer country to live in and a good example to the world. Global warming is becoming even more of an issue; America is a huge contributor to it. According to the…

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    Climate Change; Explained By NASA Some people think “climate change” is a fancy word invented to cover up “global warming.” Global warming sounds so scary, but climate change sounds like something we can help combat or something less scary than the thought of our planet burning up because of a hole in the ozone layer. It’s remarkable how word-choice can have such a big impact on our ideas and feelings towards things. It’s also interesting to see politically how people react to each set of words…

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    At this point in time, the world has reached a point of no return climatically and the impacts of “Global Warming” are inevitable. Given current atmospheric research, climate change is proven to be a true, unnatural feedback caused by human activity. Due to the medias selective exposure of climate change information, specifically of the skeptic views of the topic, society has not grasped global warming as a current and vital issue. Additionally, the refusal to join climate protection programs by…

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