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My Take: Ending Climate Change

Climate change in the world can be caused by various activities. When climate change occurs temperatures can increase a dramatically. When temperatures rise it can result in more floods, droughts, or intense rain, as well as more frequent and severe heat waves. Oceans and glaciers have also experienced some changes: oceans are warming and becoming more acidic, glaciers area melting, and sea levels are rising. As these changes occur more frequently in future decades, they will likely present challenges to our society and environment.

During the past century, human activities have released large amounts of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. Most of the gases come from burning fossil fuels to produce energy. To end this and to slow down climate change we need to take part and try to stop global warming and other impacts brought by climate change. For that, we can use electric vehicles instead of fossil fuel vehicles, we can use the carbon capture technology to capture the carbon in the environment, we can plant trees in the empty spaces in the city so that more trees can capture more carbon from the environment and encourage photosynthesis, and we can use less air conditioning when it’s not really necessary. If the earth’s temperatures continue to rise in the future, living things on earth would become extinct due to the high temperatures. If humans contribute to control global warming, this world would be cooler and the high temperatures we currently have would decrease. If everybody takes a stand as one, and try to end most of the conditions brought on by climate change, this world would be a safer place to live.

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