Global Warming

Global Warming is a worldwide phenomenon influencing climate and other variables within the environment in a grand scale. It describes the effect of human carbon dioxide buildup within the atmosphere that causes the exponential rise in warmth of the Earth, increasing temperatures to a higher range than what is assumed to be the norm. Global warming has become perhaps the most complicated issue facing the world. Warnings from the scientific community are becoming louder, as an new research and data point to rising dangers from the ongoing buildup of human-related greenhouse gases — produced mainly by the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation.

Because of this, it’s become a rather heated topic in regards to human comfort and human industry. The technology and industrial growth that puts our lives at ease also increases the amount of carbon dioxide that is then put through the carbon cycle. However, a strange event during the post war economic boom caused the amount of carbon within the atmosphere lowered, even though the world’s industries increased in production, which would in theory have increased the world’s temperature.

The general consensus among climate scientists is that global warming is real, primarily caused by human activity, and a serious threat to our future. Yet media extremists, faulty scientific researchers, and special interest groups funded by fossil fuel and related industries continue to raise doubts in the minds of the public. Global warming can be monitored by the increase of global temperatures and the travel of the greenhouse gases that are blamed for its cause, CO2. Large amounts of CO2 have been collecting inside the carbon cycle, allowing it to not only affect the temperature of the world, but also the biological processes that the carbon builds up in. This, in turn affects the fauna higher up in the ecosystem, when the lower parts of the ecosystem are affected by the increase and influence of elements such as carbon.