Global Warming is alarming not so much because of its causes as of its effects. In the past few years, the effects of global warming are strongly visually and determinedly showcased in all forms of media– from newspapers to television, from radio to magazine, from direct community awareness campaigns to nationwide environmental programs.

Global Warming Polar Bear

As mentioned elsewhere, changes in the global temperature consequently follow changes in regional vegetation. This means that the habitat of plants and animals through which other plants and animals survive is disrupted, and the regular cycles of checks and balances within and among them are fated to confront a chaotic reorganization.

Changes in the global climate produce a domino effect on all types of natural systems.

EffectsSince greenhouse gases are trapped in the earth’s surface and can’t escape from the planet’s atmosphere, they are to cause intense heat across lands and hence melting of ice forms in cold regions. With ice turning into water, sea levels are sure to increase, which in turn cause floods, land reclamation, and mass migration of aquatic creatures. With fishes moving out to other regions, communities whose livelihood largely depends on fishes and marine products will surely face a downfall.

Aside from these, Global Warming also modifies the amount, pattern, and regional distribution of precipitation across the world, factors which will greatly affect the agricultural environment in all places.

Effects

With more or less precipitation, the number and quality of harvests will no doubt suffer, not mentioning that the ability of plants species to live with such precipitation values is threatened. Vegetables, fruits, and grains are foods essential to life, and the disruption of the system of planting and harvesting of such foods is just tantamount to a chaotic transformation in regional dietary culture and local agricultural economy.

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