Essays Tagged: "global climate change"

Deforestation: An Overview of Global Programs and Agreements

Deforestation: An Overview of Global Programs and AgreementsSUMMARYIn recent years, global environmental concerns have figured pro ... tly on the American political agenda. In particular, tropicaldeforestation and its implications for global climate change and biological diversity loss have prompted public outcry. Concerns have since ... their success or weakness, in order to providethe context for continuing congressional oversight of global forest issues and the consideration of legislation on appropriations for theseprograms.The TF ...

(21 pages) 347 0 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Global warming true or false?

dent Gore always refer to. In the year 1995, skeptical scientists signed the Leipzig Declaration on Global Climate Change. The declaration states that they "cannot subscribe the so-called "scientific ... than five centimeters and a change in temperature of about 0.2° C."4 This was "a lethal blow to global warming predictions" for it made "a mockery of the IPCC's claims that the next century would ...

(3 pages) 102 1 2.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geology & Geosciences

Do the risks of our continued use of fossil fuels at the current levels outweigh the benefits?

r daily uses; there are plenty of environmental downfalls as a result of this consumption including global climate change, acid rain, and ozone problems.The combustion of fossil fuels produces carbon ... of fossil fuels produces carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas. This emission of CO2 is a contributor of global warming as it traps heat energy within the atmosphere. This induces numerous environmental pr ...

(1 pages) 51 0 2.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Nature at it's finest; Natural causes of global temperature fluctuations.

Gail McDonald, President of the Global Climate Coalition quotes Science magazine with, "Many climate experts caution that it is not ... certainty, we felt it was necessary to explore all the possible phenomenon that could contribute to global climatic warming. In this article, we will briefly look at the effects of: respiration and ... er, forest fires, clouds and volcanoes, the sun, and finally the moon.        The Global Climate Change Information Programme (GCCIP) explains that the Earth has a "natural green-hou ...

(4 pages) 37 0 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Global Warming's Impact on Mankind; the potential for disruption.

overnment at Harvard; at a press conference held on June 18th 1997, in Washington DC, stated that,"[Global warming is] the most intractable environmental problem that civilization faces"(p.1). He also ... ms to be about seven general areas that will be impacted, or disrupted, by an appreciable amount of global warming; and then each of these disruptions will affect a number of inter-related smaller, an ...

(6 pages) 96 0 4.2 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Effects of rising sea levels on costal areas

Indian Ocean, little thought has been given to another problem very near at hand. The Pew Center on Global Climate Change has released a report that states due to the warming of the oceans and melting ... as the Indian Ocean tsunami. In time to come, the information listed in the Pew Center's report on Global Climate Change will come to surface, and with it a public outcry like no other. People from a ...

(3 pages) 42 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

This an essay showing three case studies on how global climate change affects the developing world.

The human race is the main cause of the current global climate change. To make our lives easier and more luxurious we do things that give off Greenh ... are three less economically developed countries (LEDCs) that are greatly affected by the forces of Global Climate Change.Shanghai is the fastest growing city in the fastest growing country (China) in ... ent because it can't move forward if typhoons keep pushing it back.Another example of the affect of Global Climate Change on LEDCs is the city of Mumbai in India. Mumbai is prone to monsoons and on th ...

(3 pages) 70 0 5.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

How Climate Change Affects the Developing World.

The human race is the main cause of the current global climate change. To make our lives easier and more luxurious we do things that give off Greenh ... are three less economically developed countries (LEDCs) that are greatly affected by the forces of Global Climate Change.Shanghai is the fastest growing city in the fastest growing country (China) in ... ent because it can't move forward if typhoons keep pushing it back.Another example of the affect of Global Climate Change on LEDCs is the city of Mumbai in India. Mumbai is prone to monsoons and on th ...

(3 pages) 113 0 4.4 Dec/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

"Major Issues and Solutions to Applied Climate Education in Australia" by David A. George, Colin Birch, Jeff F. Clewett, Anthony Wright, and Wendy Allen

ues Applied Climate Education; such as lack of confidence in training, developing scope groups, and Global climate change.Producer’s largest problem is that the information that they apply to the ...

(2 pages) 16 0 2.3 Mar/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

This paper discusses Brazil and their influence on global climate change, And why they refused to become involved with Kyoto

yoto agreement and I knew even less about Brazil's position on the Kyoto accord and its position on global climate change. Through the research that I have done and through the discussions with my col ... has not ignored Kyoto's purpose because they have demonstrated that they are pro-active in fighting global climate change. Under Kyoto, highly industrialized countries obliged to reduce greenhouse gas ...

(3 pages) 31 0 2.7 May/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Preventing Global Warming

Preventing Global Warming Iona Steen Global Warming (GW) has only recently been identified and recognised as a ... seeking to delay the time at which we recognise the connection between the accumulation of GHG and global climate change are...wrong." The cause of GW is human activity, therefore so must be the reme ... human activity, GHG have increased since the industrial revolution.Green House Gasses- Sources and Global Warming Potential Green House Gas (GHG) GW (Global Warming Potential (GWP) (2) Source of Gree ...

(11 pages) 105 0 4.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

What is Global Warming?

What Is Global Warming?Global warming refers to temperature increases in the troposphere, which then causes ... n causes climate change. Natural changes, human activities, or both can cause this type of warming. Global climate change is a broader word that refers to the changes in the Earth's climate, which inc ... orm intensity and patterns (Colling, 2007).The majority of the world's climate experts believe that global warming is occurring, that human activities are a key element in the temperature increase, an ...

(21 pages) 144 0 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

1.) Effects of mobile sources on global warming, the environment

1.) Effects of mobile sources on global warming, the environment and humans Mobile sources, the leading contributor of air pollution, ... , Greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide (CO2) trap heat in the earth's atmosphere contributing to global climate change. Benzene a component in gasoline is a cancer-causing hydrocarbon (CGHG) deriv ...

(5 pages) 575 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Greenhouses and Freezers What is the greenhouse effect?

viewed with concern (n.d. 2008)." This paper will discuss the effects of the greenhouse effect, the global climate change, global warming, and all the factors that contribute to these effects on the e ... contribute to these effects on the earth. This paper will also touch on what the main problems with global warming and how it can't be prevented. After reading this paper the reader will have a better ...

(4 pages) 22 0 4.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Climate Action: Introduction and Overview

tion: Introduction and OverviewInternational ActivitiesNo single country can resolve the problem of global climate change. Recognizing this, the United States is engaged in many activities to facilita ... nal research and assessment efforts (e.g., through the IPCC), in efforts to develop and implement a global climate change strategy (through the FCCC Conference of the Parties and its varied subsidiary ...

(29 pages) 68 0 4.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Effects of Global Climate Change on Polar Bears

become dependant on sea ice for their hunting and foraging for food. However, the recent changes in global climate and hikes in temperatures worldwide have begun to rapidly decrease sea ice in the Arc ... a major threat to polar bears (Glick, 2007). According to Dessler & Parsons (2006) temperatures globally are anticipated to rise anywhere from 2.0 to 11.5 degrees Fahrenheit during the 21st centur ...

(10 pages) 37 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Marine Ecosystem

cal effect on weather, e.g. temperature, precipitation and air quality. Regardless of your views on global warming, the fact remains that humans have an impact on the marine ecosystems through waste f ... ic evidence, emissions of greenhouse gases from human activities are projected to cause significant global climate change during the 21st century. Such climate change will create novel challenges for ...

(6 pages) 35 0 5.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Climate Change is Here: Argumentative essay in favor of a view of climate change that has been caused by humans.

HereOver the last 50 years, scientists have compiled research and data that have concluded that the global temperature is rising. The question that remains is whether "Global Climate Change" is caused ... grees Fahrenheit warmer then they are today, evidence does not support that this was occurring on a global scale. "Records that do exist show that there were no multi-century periods when global or he ...

(4 pages) 9 0 0.0 Aug/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues