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Global warming

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Global warming

  1. 2. Global warming is when the earth heats up (the temperature rises). It happens when greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide, water vapor, nitrous oxide, and methane) trap heat and light from the sun in the earth’s atmosphere, which increases the temperature.
  2. 3. <ul><li>Global warming is affecting many parts of the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Global warming makes the sea rise, and when the sea rises, the water covers many low land islands. </li></ul><ul><li>This is a big problem for many plants, animals, and people on islands. </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Turning on a light </li></ul><ul><li>Watching T.V. </li></ul><ul><li>Listen ing to a stereo </li></ul><ul><li>Washing or drying clothes </li></ul><ul><li>Using a hair dryer </li></ul><ul><li>Riding in a car </li></ul><ul><li>Heating a meal in the microwave </li></ul><ul><li>Using an air conditioner </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>When we throw our garbage away. </li></ul><ul><li>When people cut down trees. </li></ul><ul><li>Playing a video game. </li></ul><ul><li>Using a dish washer. </li></ul>
  5. 6. <ul><li>Just follow these tips: </li></ul><ul><li>Use the washing machine once a week. </li></ul><ul><li>Turn off the lights when you leave a room. </li></ul><ul><li>Turn off your computer or the TV when you’re not using it. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Close the blinds on a hot day if the sun is shining in. Dress lightly instead of turning up the air conditioning.  Or use a fan.  </li></ul><ul><li>Bike or walk short distances instead of asking for a ride in a car. </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>Plant a tree. </li></ul><ul><li>Take shorter showers. Heating water uses energy. </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>Global warming is when the earth heats up. </li></ul><ul><li>Greenhouse gases affect earth´s temperature. </li></ul><ul><li>Global warming is affecting many parts of the world. </li></ul><ul><li>We can stop it if we save electricity at home. </li></ul>

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