The Effects and Causes of Global Warming

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Weather these days has become very unpredictable. The increase in the world's temperatures, believed to be caused in part by the greenhouse effect which is known as global warming has and will have a serious effect on the future. Global warming creates massive concerns for the entire earth. If the heat continues to increase several species may struggle to survive. There are numerous political, environmental, economic, and social issues when it comes to global warming. Global warming is an inevitable issue and by no stretch of the imagination can be slowed down easily. There is an inconceivable amount of causes that connect to global warming. Although the majority of causes are avoidable there are a number of natural causes that adjoin to the effects of global warming.

Global warming as it rapidly increases will change the life for not only humans and all living things; it will have a permanent effect on everything.

Global warming has and will continue to threaten the living conditions for humans. For example the frozen glaciers in the north are starting to melt as the temperatures increase. This will result in land loss, and will end up taking over various towns and cities.

Increasing heat has an inconceivable amount of interrelated issues. A major political issue surrounding global warming is the Kyoto protocol which is set out to reduce the sources of global warming. The Kyoto protocol although sworn upon has made no real progress. A crucial social issue would be the human migration. The intense heat has forced people north and south and away from the brutal heat. The heat has begun to limit the crop production which is another reason why people are forced to move. The decreased crop is an environmental issue as well and as a result increased the amount of...