Most of you guys probably know what is global warming. For those who don’t, it’s a rise in earth’s temperature which results in a greenhouse effect. A greenhouse effect can lead to consequences that will impact the earth in a negative way. The earth’s atmosphere is like a blanket which traps heat to sustain life. However people produce carbon-dioxide by burning gas, coal, etc.
One of the effects of global warming is climate change. The earth’s temperature is increasing day by day. Even ice in the Arctic and Antarctic is melting even though it’s so cold there! When the ice sheets melt, the water level will increase and in a few years, some islands might get submerged under water. If you haven’t heard, Maldives is facing a problem with rising sea levels. That is a consequence of global warming.
Did you also know that global warming can affect sea creatures too and not just us? Oceans can absorb carbon dioxide, but not most of it. Although it helps just a little bit, it makes the ocean water more acidic. The increased acidity in the water makes it harder for corals to build skeletons. Corals will bleach out instead of being colorful. Fishes will also lose their shelter.
Those are just a few effects of global warming. If you are interested and want to know more about this issue, check out these interesting websites.
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