Global Climate Change

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Good afternoon, this is an announcement about global climate change. This announcement is very important and may impact the way you live, so please, pay attention.

First Things First

To fully understand why global climate change is important, you must know what it is.

Global climate change is the steady increase in temperature of the earth's atmosphere. This is usually connected to the greenhouse effect, which is when carbon dioxide and other pollutants are released into the atmosphere. Global climate change can not only increase temperatures on parts of the earth, but it can also cool some climates down.

Cause of Global Climate Change

There are many factors participating in causing global climate change, but one of the main factors is burning fossil fuels. By burning fossil fuels, you are emitting carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (Ch4) and other pollutants into the atmosphere, which effects the climate.

Problems Caused By Global Climate Change

Global climate change is causing glaciers to melt rapidly in some parts of the arctic, this causes sea levels to rise and flood the coast line. This causes storms to be more severe and last longer.

What Can We Do To Help?

Just because we're in middle school many people think that there is nothing that we can do to help prevent global climate change, this however, is incorrect. Even though we don't have cars that emit pollution and we don't have the option of whether or not out houses run on green energy, there is still a lot that we can do. Some things a child in middle school can do to prevent global climate change are, plant a vegetable garden, plant trees, talk to your community and help show them that it will make a difference. Don't be a bystander, take charge and help fight global climate change before it gets out of hand!