Global Warming Essays (Examples)

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Global warming remains one of the most widely-debated scientific issues of modern time, and global warming essays remain a favorite topic for students and professors, alike.  Global warming is a theory that states, not only that the earth is getting warmer, which is a demonstrable scientific fact, but also that this warming is the direct result of human activity releasing greater amounts of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.  Although more than 97% of scientists support the theory of global warming, it is often treated in the political sphere as lacking support, with politicians playing on the fact that many people are unaware of what the word “theory” means when used in a scientific setting.  As a result, our global warming essays not only discuss the issue of global warming, but also frequently delve into issues such as the scientific definition of a theory or political motivations to deny or support climate change science.  

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Destroyed Environment and Massively Warm Climate

Words: 1660 Length: 5 Pages Document Type: Essay Paper #: 62986373

Misstep and nonstops of the 21st century that have led to the current year, 2118’s destroyed environment and massively warm climate
Introduction
Our planet is being destroyed, at present, by drought, heat, fires and dust and a nearly irreversibly damaged and sick environment, which is impacting the lives of millions with its new dimension of climate change and associated health effects. The climate change impacts felt in the present day are in line with twenty-first century estimates which suggested a possibly devastating, and excessively high, risk to mankind’s health[footnoteRef:1]. According to the estimates, some of global warming’s chief threats to humanity were food insecurity, displacement, malnutrition, and other unanticipated calamities which couldn’t be experimentally ascertained on account of the climate and environment’s long-term and complicated nature. The dire nature of the estimates raises the question of why they weren’t taken seriously by twenty-first century stakeholders and what held them back…… [Read More]

References

Mann, Michael, and T. Tolles. \\"The Madhouse Effect.\\" (2016).

McKibben, Bill. “Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math,” Rolling Stone, (July 19, 2012).

Mooney, Chris. “The Magic Number: Holding Warming Under Two Degrees Celsius is the Goal. But is it Still Attainable?” The Washington Post, (November 25, 2015).

National Climate Assessment, “Climate Change Impacts in the United States,” (2014)

PBS Frontline, “Climate of Doubt,” (2012)

Plummer, Brad. “Scientists made a detailed “roadmap” for meeting the Paris climate goals. It’s eye-opening.” Vox, March 24, 2017. 

Roberts, David. “There’s a huge gap between the Paris climate change goals and reality.” Vox, (November 6, 2017).