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Global Threats 4 Ll

  1. 1. Global Warming Maryanne Mahoney and Alex Park
  2. 2. Definition Of Global Warming <ul><li>Global Warming is when the Earth’s temperature rises. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Causes Of Global Warming <ul><li>Using gasoline </li></ul><ul><li>Using coal and oil for heat </li></ul><ul><li>Burning fossil fuel to make electricity </li></ul><ul><li>These create greenhouse gases that seep into the atmosphere and, like the panes in a greenhouse, trap heat that would ordinarily escape into outer space. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Effects Of Global Warming <ul><li>Artic habitat may be melting </li></ul><ul><li>Changing weather patterns </li></ul><ul><li>Shift of ocean currents </li></ul><ul><li>Melting glaciers </li></ul><ul><li>Sea level is rising </li></ul><ul><li>People are threatened by flooding </li></ul><ul><li>Drought </li></ul>
  5. 5. Solutions For Global Warming <ul><li>Less using cars </li></ul><ul><li>Conserve energy </li></ul><ul><li>Not use coal or oil </li></ul>
  6. 6. Pollution Maryanne Mahoney and Alex Park
  7. 7. Definition Of Pollution <ul><li>Pollution is when the environment has harmful or poisonous things in it. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Causes Of Pollution <ul><li>Gasoline from cars </li></ul><ul><li>Smoke from factories </li></ul><ul><li>Chemicals and garbage in landfills </li></ul><ul><li>Oil leaking from boats </li></ul><ul><li>Household cleaners </li></ul>
  9. 9. Effects Of Pollution <ul><li>Kills animals, plants, and people </li></ul><ul><li>Water becomes polluted and we cannot drink it </li></ul><ul><li>Animals lose homes when land is polluted </li></ul><ul><li>Less goods are produced </li></ul><ul><li>when land is polluted </li></ul>
  10. 10. Solutions for Pollution <ul><li>Bicycling more </li></ul><ul><li>Riding in cars less </li></ul><ul><li>Not dumping oil </li></ul><ul><li>Not dumping household cleaners down the drain </li></ul>

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