Georgia Gazette

Global Warming Issue

Introduction to Global Warming

Attention everyone! If you are noticing hotter summers,milder winters,and you are having to go grab a cold drink or popsicle,read this flyer to wonder why you are sweating so much.(Unless you are a hippo because hippos don't sweat, but why would hippos want to read this.) If you want to find your answers, continue reading to find them or for more information.

Pros

  • More usable land and longer growing season for agriculture.
  • Extra Carbon Dioxide for plants and that also means more oxygen we receive.
  • The Arctic's resources become accessible.
  • Less energy required for heating.
  • Warmer weather is healthier and safer.
  • People enjoy sunnier and warmer climates.

Cons

  • Global warming can result in deadlier tropical storms including cyclones to monsoons.
  • Deserts get drier leaving to increased desertification.
  • Changes to agricultural production that can lead to food shortages.
  • Additional use of energy resources for cooling needs.
  • Extinction of additional species of plants and animals.
  • Increased allergy and asthma rates due to earlier blooming of plants.

Cites

  • Singh, Bharat Raj, and Onkar Singh. "The Melting of Glaciers Cannot Be Reversed with Global Warming." Chapter 2: A Study About Realities of Climate Change: Glacier Melting and Growing Crises. Vol. 42. inTech Publisher: Rijeka, Croatia, 2013. Rpt. in Can Glacier and Ice Melt Be Reversed? Ed. Roman Espejo. Detroit: Greenhaven Press, 2014. At Issue. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 13 Nov. 2014.
  • "Global Warming." Opposing Viewpoints Online Collection. Detroit: Gale, 2014.Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 13 Nov. 2014.
  • "The Enhanced Greenhouse Effect and Global Warming." The Environment: A Revolution in Attitudes. Kim Masters Evans. 2008 ed. Detroit: Gale, 2008. Information Plus Reference Series. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 13 Nov. 2014.