Some of the effects of global warming include increased melting of land ice, faster rises in sea level and increased temperature averages. It also increases the demand for energy and contributes to extreme weather condit... More » Science Environmental Science

Positive effects of global warming include fewer deaths in winter due to cold weather, lower costs of energy for heating homes and other buildings, and better agricultural production. Additionally, warmer temperatures fa... More »

Global warming is the process by which the Earth’s average atmospheric temperature increases over time. The Earth has experienced both global warming and cooling during its 4.5-billion-year history. However, the current ... More »

Global warming happens when carbon levels in the atmosphere rise, trees are cut down in large quantities and the ozone layer is destroyed. Without managing these things, the Earth risks suffering from adverse effects. More »

Global warming is caused primarily by an increased greenhouse effect, or the proclivity of certain gases in the atmosphere to allow sunlight to enter but not to depart. Although the Earth has natural periods of warmer an... More »

Global warming affects people by impacting climate with higher temperatures and catastrophic weather conditions, causing health problems by exacerbating pollution and spreading pests, and decreasing living space through ... More »

Most scientists agree that man-made climate change, or global warming, began in earnest during the industrial revolution, which occurred between the 18th and 19th centuries. This occurred, they say, as a result of a larg... More »