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LIFE | Where does all of the carbon we release go?| Global Warming

Global warming is an aspect of climate change, referring to the long-term rise of the planet’s temperatures. There are many reasons this is happening, and as a planet we must all make changes to slow this down as much as possible. Below are some causes, and effects of Global warming.

The Top 10 Causes of Global Warming

  • Power Plants. Forty percent of U.S. carbon dioxide emissions stem from electricity production
  • Transportation
  • Farming
  • Deforestation
  • Fertilizers
  • Oil Drilling
  • Natural Gas Drilling
  • Permafrost
  • Volcanic Eruption
  • Garbage

Top 6 effects of global warming?

  • More frequent and severe weather. Higher temperatures are worsening many types of disasters, including storms, heat waves, floods, and droughts
  • Higher death rates
  • Dirtier air
  • Higher wildlife extinction rates
  • More acidic oceans
  • Higher sea levels

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