Science in the news: global warming

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Is human activity responsible for increased global warming?

Introduction: what is global warming?

For the past few years the topic of “Global Warming” has been a very debatable topic and is affecting the humans on Earth. Global warming is the rise in temperature of the Earth's atmosphere.
Global Warming affects the environment and people in many ways; for instance, with the environment, it is clear the temperatures are increasing yearly this is due to the different kinds of pollutions going on. Also, worldwide people from different places are affected by the climate change. There have been many arguments on what is to blame for global warming. Most scientists believe that global warming is due to the activities of humans.

Causes of global warming: human activities/ other factors

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Scientists believe that human activities are responsible for global warming. There are many man-made problems that have contributed widely towards global warming. Pollution is one of the biggest man-made problems. Pollution comes in many shapes and sizes. Burning fossil fuels is one thing that causes pollution. Fossil fuels are fuels made of coal, or oil. When fossil fuels are burned they give off a green house gas called Carbon Dioxide. Another major man-made cause of Global Warming is population. More people means more food, and more methods of transportation.  That means more methane because there will be more burning of ...

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