Global Warming: Causes and Precautions

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Global Warming: Causes and Precautions

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One of the biggest problems that we, the people of the world, are facing in today’s world is the rise of the Global Warming effect. If we don’t change our ways we could be facing a change in climate that will not be able to support the human life. We need to strength the laws world wide and force everyone from big business to the average person on the street to adhere to them. One of the biggest obstacles in this country is that big businesses are more concerned about the money they make than the world they live in. They do all that they can do to influence the government to keep the laws weak. We need a strong government that is looking out for the welfare of everybody, in the long tern, and not just the top 2% of people that are rich. In this paper I will discuss some of the cause of Global Warming and some of the measures that we can take to reduce it.
So what is Global Warming? According to the definition giving by the United

States Environment Agency (EPA):

“Global warming is an average increase in the temperature of the

atmosphere near the Earth's surface and in the troposphere, which

can contribute to changes in global climate patterns. Global warming can

occur from a variety of causes, both natural and human induced. In

common usage, "global warming" often refers to the warming that can

occur as a result of increased emissions of greenhouse gases from

human activities.”

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Since Global Warming is caused by greenhouse gases the question becomes

what are greenhouse gases and are they all bad? According to the National Resource

Defense Council, Greenhouse Gases comes from different gases such as Carbon

Dioxide (CO2), Methane…...