Global Warming DBQ
Global warming has not been taken serious by the government. The world does not really take it as a threat. Cars pollute the atmosphere more and more every day. The temperatures keep rising, yet, the government still doesn’t believe it is taking place. (Document C) Global warming is not a game, it is something serious. Therefore, the world should be very concerned about it. Federal revenues have been rising over the last few years. (Document H) This means that there are more jobs, which means there is more pollution. The world also burns many fuels such as coal, natural gas, and oil which produce greenhouse gasses in excessive amounts. The greenhouse gasses rise into the atmosphere and prevent heat from escaping. (Document G) That means there are warmer climates which cause many problems. For example, warmer weather provides grounds for insects like malaria-carrying mosquitoes. (Document G) One thing that affects the atmosphere very much is cars. The pollution from cars kills animals, plants, and other organisms. (Document F) Organisms have to be rescued, if they continue dying, the world will be left with no resources. If people just walked instead of using a car at least a day of each week, many organisms would be saved. The government has many options they could take to reduce greenhouse gasses, for example The Kyoto Protocol. (Document K) The problem is that they don’t believe it is happening. Over the past century, sea levels have been rising more and more. (Document A) That has to do with global warming, because glaciers melt and seal levels rise. Scientists have proved this and other things that have to do with global warming, but scientists can’t do much about it. It is all in the government’s hands. (Document B) The government could stop global warming if they got their hands to it. The government has the power to defeat global warming. If the world does not stop global warming, there will be many deaths, illnesses, and other...
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