Fourth Claim Paragraph
Research by [name of expert or research group] established another fact proving the [reality/unreality] of global warming: [Insert direct quote from research that supports your thesis.]
- Measurable changes in the sea level, air temperature and atmospheric gas levels confirm a warming trend.
- A warming trend in our climate is causing the melting of earth's glaciers and ice caps which will cause the sea levels to rise and pose an imminent threat to coastal regions.
- The health of the ocean is failing due to increased temperature, causing mass deaths of fish and the overgrowth of dangerous algae.
- Models used by scientists to predict climate change generally show an overall warming trend.
- Scientific research does not prove that a current warming trend suggests imminent danger.
- There is not a large enough body of research to support the theories.
- There is not enough historical data available.
- The models used by scientists to predict climate change are unreliable and many have been proven wrong.
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Essay on Global Warming is Causing Climate Change
Global warming is the increase in the earth’s atmospheric temperature. Naturally occurring gases such as carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, ozone and water vapor trap heat from the sun, preventing it from leaving the atmosphere. These naturally occurring gases along with human made hydro fluorocarbons (HFCs), per fluorocarbons (PFCs), and sulfur hexafluoride (SF6) are collectively known as greenhouse gases. This essay will explain why global warming is fast becoming a cause for concern and why preventative measures are being taken.
Global warming is caused by many things but the most common way is electrical pollution. While greenhouse gases occur naturally and keep the planet warm enough to sustain life, the excess gases produced by…show more content…
Climate change effects oceans, rainforests and other ecosystems.
Many species of plants and animals have felt the negative effects of global warming and climate change. Mass deforestation has destroyed many habitats and caused extinction or endangered many flora and fauna. For example, the kiwi is now a protected species because humans have destroyed their habitat through deforestation. Not only does deforestation destroy habitats, it also depletes the amount of trees that would absorb carbon dioxide. The oceans are the most threatened of ecosystems. The only pristine areas of ocean can be found under polar ice caps while the worst ecosystems are near coasts hit heavily by land pollution, over fishing, oil and gas exploration and climate change. The melting of the polar ice caps endanger arctic species such as the polar bear, narwhals, certain species of seals, seabirds such as auks and ivory gulls, the walrus and species of algae that grow in the ocean. Algae are a main food source for many ocean species and its depletion will have a negative effect on the food web. Global warming has become a real concern over the past few years, causing nations to start taking precautions.
Climate change is a global issue therefore the world’s nations have combined in their efforts to protect the planet from further depreciation. The most effective summit was held in Kyoto, Japan where the United Nations passed a treaty that involves a commitment by all