Global Warming is a Global Issue

Global Warming is a Global Issue

When there is unprecedented amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere it fences in the heat and causes global warming. Carbon is accumulating in our atmosphere because of falling trees and burning of conventional sources of energy like fossil fuels, oil, coal and natural gas. Many such activities trigger the action of warming by releasing gases that are detrimental to the atmospheric blanket.

The one thing that we have been hearing since we were small children is to save the trees, plant more trees, use less energy etc. However, to what effect do we know the impact of not following this practice? Our environment is in serious danger and every day being subjected to one new horror after another and there is very little concerted effort to protect it from any more damage.

The incessant exploitation of the environment has to lead to the global increase of temperature by 0.7 Celsius in the last century. We can see our snow caps melting and the rise in the level of water which has caused environmental upheaval in the form of hurricanes, tsunamis and many other such natural catastrophes.

This process of global warming can be reversed only if the release of heat trapping gasses can be eliminated from the atmosphere which can mitigate the rise of temperature. Depending upon the level of emissions per region, an action plan at the community level must be carried out so that more and more people can participate in lowering the carbon dioxide release in the surroundings. If we have to achieve noticeable results for ourselves and future generations, we need to start our efforts from today itself. We all in our little ways can contribute immensely for the improvement of our environment.

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