Sunday, December 7, 2008

Effects Of Global Warming

My friend sent this email to me but I decided to share it here. The pictures may look funny but there's some reality to it. Let's cross our fingers it won't go this far...

Global warming is the term used to describe a gradual increase in the average temperature of the Earth's atmosphere and its oceans, a change that is believed to be permanently changing the Earth’s climate forever.

While many view the effects of global warming to be more substantial and more rapidly occurring than others do, the scientific consensus on climatic changes related to global warming is that the average temperature of the Earth has risen between 0.4 and 0.8 °C over the past 100 years. The increased volumes of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases released by the burning of fossil fuels, land clearing, agriculture, and other human activities, are believed to be the primary sources of the global warming that has occurred over the past 50 years.

Changes resulting from global warming may include rising sea levels due to the melting of the polar ice caps, as well as an increase in occurrence and severity of storms and other severe weather events.


chubskulit December 8, 2008 at 7:16 AM  

this is kinda funny but not because on the serious side of the pic, its scary... got something related to nature too, see what you think about it...

misty December 8, 2008 at 7:17 AM  

nakakatakot talaga ang global warming..

Cecile December 9, 2008 at 3:19 PM  

these pictures look funny, but seriously, global warming is very alarming and we need to do something about it.

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