Global Warming Essay

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What really is going on with global warming? People have many different opinions about why global warming is taking place. Some people believe the green house effect is what is causing this to happen to the word (Green). Others believe it is just a part of the world’s cycle that has been happening ever 1,500 years for the last million years, experts say (Wigmore). In my opinion, I think that global warming is just a part of the world’s cycle. I have looked at three different articles. I am going summarize these articles and tell how they relate to my opinion of the global warming process. The first article is about how global warming is a process the earth is going through. It also says that the warming of the earth is not all bad. There are good things coming from the warming. Cold periods of the earth kill more people than warmer periods of the earth. "Two thousand years of published human histories say that the warm periods were good for people. It was the harsh, unstable Dark Ages and the Little Ice Age that brought bigger storms, untimely frost, widespread famine, plagues and disease." Mr. Singer stated that there is no evidence to prove the green house theory. Computers track the warming of the temperatures, but they do not state the cause of the warming. The last global warming occurred between 1850-1940 and most likely was not caused by green house gases. There is also historical evidence that dates back 5,000 years ago. There are paintings in museums in Egypt that show that there were sunnier skies during the Medieval Warming and more clouds during the Little Ice Age. This helps prove that man is not destroying the planet. With the current warming cycle, there has been less and less mild storms and droughts. The animals and plants have been adapting well to the changes in the climate. “Variations in the Sun's radiation have far more influence on our

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