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Global warming is caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. This increase is the result of human activity, such as the burning of coal to produce energy and the deforestat... More »

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One key anti-global warming fact is that climate change is a non-linear process that scientists do not yet fully comprehend. This means that no computer model can accurately predict how regional climate may change over a... More »

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Global warming certainly does exist and has since the first atmosphere formed on Earth. Some global warming has always been present and prevents the Earth from radiating energy back into space at the same rate it receive... More »

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Global pollution statistics indicate trends showing increased emissions of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, methane and fluorinated gases, as of 2015. These trends show global carbon emissions from fossil fuels h... More »

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The National Wildlife Federation explains that global warming is thought to be caused by the greenhouse effect, which is the result of certain gases in the atmosphere trapping the heat of the sun and preventing it from r... More »

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The gases that play a role in global warming include carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide, methane, chlorofluorocarbons and water vapor. These compounds are called greenhouse gases because their presence in the atmosphere can b... More »

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