Global Warming

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In the last few years some of the biggest and most damaging hurricanes of all time came sweeping across many parts of the world. A couple of them right here in our own backyards. There seems to be a definite increase in the forces of nature. Polar icecaps are melting at alarming rates while some desert regions are passing the 130 degree mark. Entire villages were being flooded away while others who had plenty of water are now in a drought. Farmer's crops will not grow, because the normal weather cycle in place has been disrupted and largely unpredictable. People can no longer stand around and ignore the signs, there is something changing. On the news, in papers, and many other forms of national media scientists were showing their maps, charts and newest theories. Once again, after a brief period of inactivity came the deep rooted debate of global warming.

Everyone has a different idea or prediction of what is really happening, or going to happen in the future. There are many groups on different sides and the information you receive is often contradicting and difficult to decipher at best. We all agree that something is happening, but exactly what is causing it, and where we are heading, has yet to be proven indefinitely. With so many different views and studies it can be confusing and very hard to decide which group of people you should believe. The people have to get more involved and thoroughly evaluate each side of the debate and decide for themselves who is making the most realistic argument.

Over the last five weeks our team has taken a hard look at the many different theories and sides of this debate, and how it was conveyed by the author. There were good points on both sides...