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The State Of The Planet
Introduction: Global Warming
As humans continue to pump harmful gases into our atmosphere, the temperature of our planet steadily rises, along with our sea levels. The increasing levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and other pollutants in our atmosphere create what is known as the greenhouse effect. As water expands with temperature, the seas rise. As ice melts with heat, the polar ice caps collpase and fall into the ocean. As our weather systems turn to chaos and the waters heat up, the gulf stream which provides the northern hemisphere with heat will be no-more. All of this could accumulate to a much larger threat than previously thought. Not only are we allready feeling the effects, they will become much more prominent, much colder winters, and much hotter summers. The northern hemisphere of the planet could be plunged into a new ice age. Meaning the deaths of billions of people.
Introduction: The Rainforest
The Amazon Rainforest is at massive risk, and us along with it. One fith of it has allready gone, and its is going at a faster rate than ever before.