The Problem of Global Warming Automobiles exhausts The burning of fossil fuels is another major influence to the increase in global temperature. The destruction of the rainforests and all forests and trees in general, is another. Every car produces enough gases from its exhaust into the atmosphere that takes a mature tree to clean in about five years. Trees keep the air clean for the environment by taking the gases in and produces oxygen out of it. By cutting down the trees we are allowing for more of the carbon to be exposed into the atmosphere Excrement of Cows Another factor that most people would not consider in the raising of global warming is the excrement of cows. Cows produces tons of carbon that does not all get treated for, and is in the top five for highest amounts of carbon produced per year. This is another factor that somehow has to be dealt with.
Temperatures rise As the temperatures rise, the waters get warmer and begin the melting process of the polar ice caps (Popular Science).
Long term predictions of Global warming say that the melting of the polar ice caps will continue causing ocean waters to rise, resulting in massive coastal flooding of major cities such as Los Angeles and Miami.
If the next century's warming stays at a low end of estimates, the consequences are likely to be mild. But if warming reaches the middle or top estimates, we are likely to see such things as more frequent and more intense heat waves, increased flooding, and droughts in different areas.
POPULATION GROWTH GLOBAL TEMPERATURE AND GREENHOUSE GASES POPULATION AND GLOBAL TEMPERATURE GLOBAL WARMING AND CLIMATE