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    happen if more people are not aware of how climate change could affect their lives in the future. With the high rise of greenhouse gases, public denial and no steps toward change in laws and regulations, climate change will affect future generations for the worse. Carbon dioxide is the most important heat-trapping gas in the atmosphere. In the recent article, “Heat-Trapping Gas Passes Milestone, Raising Fears” Justin Gillis reported a new measurement of carbon dioxide that was taken from…

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    and grandchildren are going to live”’, says Tim Barnett of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography (Achenback and Heidi 2). Greenhouse gases driven temperature rise would result in an increase in evaporation of methane, another greenhouse gas, which is dissolved in lakes, and otherwise emitted at a slower rate (“Human and Natural”). The methane gas, like any other greenhouse gases would accumulate in the earth’s atmosphere, and trap the sunlight, thereby aggravating global…

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    man-made greenhouse gases that are released. We are pushing towards more fuel-efficient vehicles, renewable energy, and protecting forests. Fuel-efficient vehicles would result in vehicles getting more mileage on less gas. This would lower the amount of emissions vehicles give out when traveling. We are also moving towards vehicles being run off of electricity which would reduce the amount of emissions greatly. The push towards have smaller cars is another way to accomplish using less gas for…

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    Causes Of Climate Change

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    Climate change is a global-scale atmospheric externality. It is an issue that must be understood and addressed globally. Environmental trends based on scientific and observed studies have shown an increase of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, an increase of the Earth’s surface and ocean temperature causing a decline in sea ice, and more prevalent extreme weather patterns- all due to human influence. However, trying to understand each of these trends separately will not fully explain the causes…

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    today is global warming. “Global Warming is the increase of Earth 's average surface temperature due to effect of greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels or from deforestation, which trap heat that would otherwise escape from Earth” (“ What is Global…”, n.d.). There is a major difference between global warming and greenhouse gases. The greenhouse effect is a natural process in earth’s atmosphere that maintains the average surface temperature. It is caused by…

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    The greenhouse effect is a system in which certain gases in the Earth’s atmosphere trap infrared radiation emitted from the Earth and re-radiate it in all directions. This causes additional heating of the Earth. As the radiation from the Sun is absorbed by the Earth’s surface, the energy is converted to thermal energy. Then, the Earth radiates lower-energy infrared radiation back out to the atmosphere and space. The Earth’s atmosphere and clouds absorb this infrared energy and radiation directed…

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    Climate change is bad for the earth because of excess amounts of greenhouse gasses in our atmosphere. Earth 's” temperature can only continue to increase..” by continuing to contribute to excess greenhouse gas emission” (Polar Bear and Climate Change 2). While some greenhouse emissions are necessary in order to maintain life here on earth, too much carbon in the air will cause living things to slowly die off. Finley…

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    all over the world people everywhere have been taking notice to the topic of Global Warming. As defined in Webster’s Dictionary Global warming is “A gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth 's atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and other pollutants”. The main causes of global warming are the air pollution (which humans account for),The clear cutting of forest or deforestation(which humans…

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    Apparently, conservation agriculture is able to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases as well as global food security. First of all, according to the definition of greenhouse gases (GHG) “The atmospheric concentrations of some greenhouse gases are being affected directly by human activities namely carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, ozone, chlorofluorocarbons and hydrofluorocarbons. Water vapour is also a major greenhouse gas, but its concentration in the atmosphere is not influenced…

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    Is cutting back on greenhouse gas emissions a plausible idea for decreasing climate change or does society need to accept its fate? Humanity’s carbon dioxide and greenhouse gas emission levels are rapidly increasing from levels that were once recorded back in the 1900s and so on. Earth’s temperature is increasing and because of this, numerous environments are being affected by this. The question is, how can society help decrease the levels of toxic gases that are ruining our ecosystem? By…

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