Humans are pouring carbon dioxide into the atmosphere much faster than plants and oceans can absorb it.
These gases persist in the atmosphere for years, meaning that even such emissions were eliminated today, it would not immediately stop global warming
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Industrialization, deforestation, and pollution have greatly increased atmospheric concentrations of water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, and nitros oxide, all the greenhouse gases that help trap heat near Earth’s surface.
Human-caused global warming is often called anthropogenic climate change.
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Now scientists believe that global warming affects hibernating animals, causing them to wake up earlier. While this may seem a trivial concern, it is in fact a legitimate environmental problem. The shortened hibernation period could actually lead to significant declines in the populations of several species
Several species, including marmots, chipmunks, and brown bears, have all been seen to either reduce their hibernation period or not hibernate at all. This can cause starvation and, possibly, increased numbers of some animals being eaten by predators.
Marmots end their hibernations about three weeks earlier now compared to 30 years ago.
Polar bears today are thinner and less healthy than those of 20 years ago.
Many fish species are moving northward in search of cooler waters.
The red fox is spreading northward in response to a warmer climate
Climate change could lead to the extinction of many animals including migratory birds
Melting ice, spreading deserts and the impact of warm seas on the sex of turtles are among threats identified.
While many species have been able to adapt to new conditions simply by moving their ranges further towards the poles, the study warns that this option is not available to other animals, such as polar bears and seals whose habitat is disappearing rapidly with the melting of Arctic sea ice.
Sea level rise destroying beach nesting sites for sea turtles - for example, nearly a third of beaches used by turtles in the Caribbean would be lost with the rise anticipated during this century, and seals and wading birds also face destruction of their coastal habitats
Warmer seas could lead to some turtle species becoming entirely female, as water temperature strongly affects the sex ratio of hatchlings
Obama is pledging to make America more energy independent and to also slash carbon emissions by focusing on alternative sources such as wind and solar. He is also vowing to work more cooperatively with other nations on climate change. Obama will invest $15 billion each year to catalyze private sector efforts to build a clean energy future. We will invest in solar power, wind power, and next generation biofuels. We will tap nuclear power, while making sure it’s safe. And we will develop clean coal technologies.