Global Warming

Effect of CO2 on global warming
Effect of CO2 on global warming
Global warming is primarily a problem of too much carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. This carbon overload is caused mainly when we burn fossil fuels like coal, oil and gas or cut down and burn forests. There are many heat-trapping gases (from methane to water vapor), but CO2 puts us at the greatest risk…
Science behind global warming
Science behind global warming
How do we know carbon dioxide concentrations have increased? The concentrations of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in atmospheric samples have been measured continuously since the late 1950s. Since then, carbon dioxide concentrations have increased steadily from about 315 parts per million…
Explain the term global warming
Explain the term global warming
Spencer Platt /GettyA man and his dog contend with blowing snow in Brooklyn following a snow storm that left up to 8 inches of snow on January 3, 2014 in New York, United States. This past week has given climate change skeptics plenty of events that seem like reasons to dispute global warming: A ship…
Global warming and energy
Global warming and energy
The world is on track for dangerous climate change, having nearly lost room for further pollution in the mix of gases that make up the atmosphere. Despite a rise in clean, renewable energy supplies in certain countries, and a partial shift from coal to natural gas in others, global greenhouse gas pollution…
Truth on global warming
Truth on global warming
Do you believe that global warming is a real threat? If so, can you explain why? If not, can you explain why not? Most people have an opinion on the first question, but I ve found that relatively few can answer the followups. In other words, most Americans have opinions of global warming based on what…
Recent News on global warming
Recent News on global warming
Top polluter China today welcomed Brazil s pledge to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 37 per cent by 2025 from 2005 baseline level as part of its contribution to a pact to fight global warming. German giant Volkswagen`s worldwide pollution cheating scandal threatens to backfire on diesel, the fuel…
Global warming, New York
Global warming, New York
The city of New York โ€” America s largest metropolis and home to over 8 million people โ€” will be ravaged by the effects of climate change within a few years. That s the bleak scenario presented by a recent 430-page report developed by a blue-ribbon panel of academics, environmental planners and government…
Global warming effects on Weather Patterns
Global warming effects on Weather Patterns
Overhead, tall, dense clouds are poised to burst, their presence a sign of an imminent deluge. These cumulonimbus masses are a reminder of the destructive floods that are occurring around the globe, which, taken together, are potent signals of one of the greatest environmental challenges of our time:…
Global warming pictures before and after
Global warming pictures before and after
Some of the glaciers in the park are now one-third of their estimated maximum Photos released this year by Glacier National Park, Montana offer evidence that global warming is not only ongoing โ€“ but is having real, and drastic effects on the world around us. The images compare glaciers seen as they are…