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    been increasing and now that the effects are being felt, talk of actions have been developing. With many factors associated with the cause of global warming, a single course plan does not suffice. The biggest contributor to global warming is excess greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide. Reducing carbon emissions is the best course of action in order to prevent the problem…

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    hurt the polar bears’ habitat. Climate change has been fastly melting the Arctic. Greenhouse gases act like a sheet or blanket that keeps the planet warm. This protective layer keeps our atmosphere habitable. But over the past two-hundred years, have greatly increased the levels of greenhouse gasses in our atmosphere by burning fossil fuels like oil and coal. The consequence of this is that the layer of greenhouse gasses gets even thicker, causing the temperature to rise rapidly. Not only does…

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    advances faster than ever, there has also been a huge surge in the awareness of global warming and greenhouse gas emissions. In the article, The Fast-Approaching ‘Point of No Return’ for Climate Change by Karin Kamp and John Light, top climate scientists warns the international policymakers about the current and potential permanent damages to our environment, sets a target level for lessening harmful greenhouse gases, and urges policymakers to push for new policies concerning the environment.…

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    Global Warming The climate system of Earth responds to changes in external factors that are able to push the climate towards warming or cooling. These factors include changes in atmosphere composition (concentration of greenhouse gases), volcanic eruptions, and solar activity changes. All of these factors combined create current tendency of climate change that is described by the term “global warming”. Global warming is the continuous rise in average temperature of Earth's climate system.…

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    Climate change refers to the increase in global temperatures. Among the contributors to the rise in temperature is from human activity itself. Warm planets leads and cause the temperature changes and also affect the weather in many ways. Land and sea temperatures are one way to measure the effects of climate change. A global warming has the potential to alter patterns of rain and snowfall, causing severe storms and droughts, reduced ice on the lake, glaciers melts, rising sea levels, and changes…

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    Perhaps the most vital thing to address is the difference between climate and weather, because so many people don 't know the difference. Weather is what happens on a short time scale--from day to day, while climate is more long term, and is the long term trend over hundreds to thousands of years. We are releasing tons of gases and dust particles into the earth 's atmosphere every day, and so the salient question becomes: What type of effect do these gases have on our atmosphere? Most climate…

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    Global Warming In Canada

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    billion to developing countries to help them combat climate change, certainly Canada is way too nice in this aspect (Pennie, 2011). However, the Kyoto Protocol is a tad bit unfair as it doesn’t focus on major emitters like China and India to cut on greenhouse gases. Nonetheless, Canada’s withdrawal from the Kyoto Protocol is really starting to be a great opportunity for Canada, since Canada has joined two renowned environmental organization, that solely focus on global issues such as climate…

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    We have learned about fossil fuels, greenhouse gases such as, carbon dioxide, methane, water vapor and nitrous oxide and more. We can confirm that with the burning of fossil fuel, humans increase the levels of greenhouse gases causing the earth and its atmosphere to heat up. Results of global warming and climate change can show that weather pattern are effected. We humans are creating a domino effect, starting with unnatural chemicals, fossil fuels, greenhouse gases, and weather change. Who…

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    activities, fossil fuel combustion and deforestation, land-use change and other human-induced greenhouse gas emissions led to a significant increase in atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations. Between 1906 and 2005, the global temperature increased by 0.74°C. The scientists who from IPCC(Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change)…

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    The Albedo Effect

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    The greenhouse effect is a natural process whereby gases and clouds absorb infrared radiation emitted from the Earth’s surface and radiate it in all directions, which results extra heating of the atmosphere and the Earth’s surface. As the radiation from the Sun is absorbed by the Earth’s surface, the energy is converted to thermal energy. Then, the Earth emits lower-energy infrared radiation back out to the atmosphere and space. The Earth’s atmosphere and clouds trap this infrared energy and…

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