Global Warming

Global warming Weather effects
Global warming Weather effects
In the 1980s and early 1990s, a series of scientific papers published by Soviet scientists and Western scientists (including prominent scientists Dr. Carl Sagan, host of the PBS Cosmos TV series, and Nobel Prize winner Paul Crutzen) laid out the dire consequences on global climate of a major nuclear…
Global warming temperature rise
Global warming temperature rise
A couple sit on Brighton beach - in Caroline Lucas constituency - earlier this week during unseasonably hot weather (PA) “If we do not act now, there is even a 1 in 10 risk of going beyond 6C by 2100. We would surely not accept such a high risk of disaster in other realms of society. As a comparison…
Global warming scientific definition
Global warming scientific definition
Climate Change Introduction The phrase refers to the documented historical warming of the Earth s surface based upon worldwide temperature records that have been maintained by humans since the 1880s. The term global warming is often used synonymously with the term climate change, but the two terms have…
Why is global warming controversial?
Why is global warming controversial?
The carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere by natural phenomena like volcanoes and human activities around burning fossil fuels has sent levels in the atmosphere soaring above what they were a century ago. Dumping iron dust in the seas or placing smoke and mirrors in the sky to dim the sun could…
Human Impact on global warming
Human Impact on global warming
Global temperature are expected to continue rising, but cutting emissions now will lessen the steepness of the increase (see References 1, page 9). The consensus in the scientific community is that global warming is caused by human activities, primarily the burning of fossil fuels. Changes attributed…
Why is it called global warming?
Why is it called global warming?
| Let’s be clear: The planet is still getting hotter. The so-called pause, or hiatus, in global warming means the rate of temperature rise has slowed. The average global temperature is still going up, but in the past 10 to 15 years it hasn’t been going up as quickly as it was in the decades before. Although…
Natural global warming facts
Natural global warming facts
Massive volcanic eruptions can impact radiative forcing, the balance of radiation reaching the Earth and broadcast back into space (see References 1). Over the past two centuries, human activity has increased the concentration of greenhouse gases (GHG) like carbon dioxide in Earth s atmosphere, and scientists…
Environmental Consequences of global warming
Environmental Consequences of global warming
Which analyzes results from our national survey conducted in October 2014, finds that Americans are generally unaware of the potential health consequences of global warming. Key findings include: • Few Americans have thought much about the health consequences of global warming. Asked how often, if ever…