Coming Home: Global Warming's Effects on Populations by Sarah DeWeerdt

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Running header: Global Warming

Running header: Global Warming
Sarah DeWeerdt’s article Climate Change, Coming Home: Global Warming's Effects on Populations is an article on climatic variations. The editorial mainly emphases on the world’s environmental conditions with the view to create a clear understanding and see into the future of the global climatic situations and how is it disturbing the Earth and its occupants? Global warming is occasionally referred to as the greenhouse effect. The greenhouse effect is the concentration of energy released from the Earth's surface by carbon dioxide and other gases in the air, causing the atmosphere to become warmer. The greenhouse effect is what is triggering the temperature on the Earth to increase, and creating many problems that will start to occur in the coming years. Nevertheless, today most important changes are taking place already. We are destroying the ozone layer, which allows life to exist on the Earth's surface. All of these events are unfavorably changing the structure of the biosphere and the Earth's high temperature stability. In her article, DeWeerdt employs several social principles and concepts that include Human ecology, Environmental Justice, Globalization and Global stratification to get her point through. Human ecology refers to the universal and interdisciplinary idea used by social scientists to describe in general manner the connection that exists between human beings and their immediate natural, built and social environments. While retaining the concepts of human ecology, DeWeerdt examines and defines human actions that are harmful to the environment. She specifies that climatic pollution is an effect of poor management strategies employed by human beings in undertaking burning environmental issues. Furthermore, the writer highlights human Running header: Global Warming

beings, particularly in the developing countries, are increasingly burning fossil fuels such as oil...
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