Global Warming Consequences Cause and Effect Essay by rash

Global Warming Consequences
This paper looks at the causes and consequences of global warming.
# 109890 | 2,747 words | 7 sources | APA | 2008 | KE

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In this article, the writer first explains that global warming is the increase in the average temperate of the air near the surface of the water bodies, which in turn result in climate changes. The writer points out that since increased population, fossil burning and deforestation has been on the rise, the mixture of gases in the atmosphere has been adversely affected. The writer notes that it is believed that the major factor in global warming is the emission of greenhouse gases which include; water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane and ozone. The writer looks at the causes of global warming and then discusses the related outcome and consequences. The writer concludes that global warming is an international concern that attracts not only the attention of each person but also demands solutions from them since every individual at this generation would want to have his or her grandchildren and great grandchildren live in a wonderful environment.

This paper includes colour charts.

Causes of Global Warming
Outcome of Global Warming
The Atmosphere
Oceans and Seas
Measurement of Global Warming
Carbon Dioxide Concentrations
Greenhouse Effect
Effects on Island Nation
Increased Temperatures
Sea Level Rise
Ocean Water PH
Extreme Weather Effects
Oceanic Circulation
Economic Effects
Environmental Impacts
Legal Address on Global Warming
How to Manage Global Warming

From the Paper:

"The most immediate consequence of high temperatures is an increase in the sea level at our oceans and seas. Precipitation is usually increased when the local temperatures rise triggering an increase in the evaporation rate. When this evaporation rate rises, more amount of water will be forming at the atmosphere resulting in more rainfall which then increases the sea level in a longer term. Also, when the high temperatures heat the water, it expands making it to occupy more volume. As the water in the water in the sea expand, additional water which was previously locked up in the land as glaciers enters the ocean since more space has been created as in the case of Antarctic sheets and Greenland. A glacier is a large sheet of ice that moves slowly. Most of the glaciers since 100 years ago have continued to melt. An example is in the island of Montana at the Montana Glacier National Park and researchers have concluded that it is due to global warming. Melting of glaciers also result in an increase in the sea level. In the past, every shore received two high tides and two low tides daily. But today, the high tides have increased in number making way for high waves and winds."

Sample of Sources Used:

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  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (2007): Global Warming, Retrieved from, on November30, 2008

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