FC: GLOBAL WARMING
1: Global warming is the rapid increase in temperature of the Earth's air and ocean and has been going on since the mid 20th century. Between the start and the finish of the 20th century temperatures have risen a little over one degree
2: CAUSES Global warming is caused by pollution from factories, carbon dioxide, the burning of coal, natural gases and fossil fuels. This leads to the burning of methane in the Earth's atmosphere
3: Effects There are five deadly effects of global warming, spreading of diseases, as temperatures rise disease carrying insects migrate north bringing plague and disease along with them. Warmer waters and more hurricanes, polar ice caps melting, economic consequences, increased chances of heat waves and droughts. Although there is one last effect that is becomes numerously dangerous is extinction.
4: When did it start? Global warming is said to have started in the 1850's. Research has shown that sea levels and temperatures have risen since that period of time. Some people will say that it started over 8,000 years ago when man kind started clearing the land of trees.
5: What can you do to help? Recycle is one main thing to do to help global warming. Using less heat and air conditioning. Replace regular light bulbs with compact florescent light bulb. Drive less can prevent pollution. Plant a tree, and use less hot water. These are few of many ways to help prevent global warming.