Climate change is one of the most important concerns in today’s world. The climate is changing rapidly day by day, which effects our daily life. Climate change but the major topic I’m going to discuss in this essay is “Global Warming”.
One of the effective causes of Global Warming is the expansion of the “Greenhouse Effect”. The greenhouse effect is when certain gases in the atmosphere block heat from escaping and is trapped in the earth’s atmosphere. Long-lived gases that remain semi-permanently in the atmosphere and do not respond physically or chemically to changes in temperature, resulting in the warming up of the earth’s temperature and of the oceans. This is often described as “forcing” climate change.
Scientists have high confidence that global temperatures will continue to rise for decades to come, largely due to greenhouse gases produced by human activities. According to the The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), “The extent of climate change effects on individual regions will vary over time and with the ability of different societal and environmental systems to mitigate or adapt to change. Global climate is projected to continue to change over this century and beyond. The magnitude of climate change beyond the next few decades depends primarily on the amount of heat-trapping gases emitted globally, and how sensitive the Earth’s climate is to those emissions.”
In the fight against climate change, work aimed at reducing emissions, stopping their effects and diminishing future consequences is known as mitigation. It is important. However, some communities are already experiencing tragic consequences due to changes in climate over a short period of time. So we also must act to prevent catastrophes, increase resilience, and reduce vulnerability, which is known as adaptation.