Effects Of Global Warming<br /><ul><li>Global warming has effects and consequences on all walks of life. The consequences of global warming can be seen in the atmosphere, weather as well as the health of individuals.
Facts Bite<br /><ul><li>Arctic ice is rapidly disappearing, and the region may have its first completely ice-free summer by 2040 or earlier.
The biggest business sectors that are contributing to global warming are the following: Industry, Transportation, Residential, Commercial, Agriculture.
Methane is the second biggest cause of greenhouse warming
Ice/snow cover cools the earth by reflecting sunlight
Without water vapor’s effect on the atmosphere, the earth would be at below.
The year 2005 was the warmest on record, and the years 1998 and 2007 are tied for the second warmest. The eight warmest years on record have all occurred since 1998.</li></ul>12<br />
Contd…<br /><ul><li>The polar bear, while surviving in drastically reduced numbers, is already effectively extinct in its natural habitat—and no amount of change can save it. Scientists estimate that just 20,000 to 25,000 polar bears still survive in the wild.
The effects of global warming could </li></ul> destroy the habitats of and threaten <br /> extinction for over one million species<br /> of plants and animals<br />13<br />