Global Warming

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C28039
November 14, 2009
Global Warming
Abstract
This paper discusses global warming, its possible causes (human and natural), results, the reality of global warming, opposition to the theory that global warming is primarily caused by human activity, and how the effects might be lessened.
The evidence is that the world has been getting warmer. The ten years between 1998 and 2007 proved to be the warmest for any recorded ten year period. Average temperatures for 2007 are 0.74 degrees Fahrenheit above the average for the period 1861-1990. Results of this warming include record low Arctic sea ice. Global temperature increase was higher at the end of the 10 year period than the average for the period, reflecting increasingly warm temperatures....
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