Global warming is the gradual increase in the average temperature of the Earth’s atmosphere and oceans. This is due to the build-up of greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. These gases absorb the sun’s heat, warming the planet.
The effects of global warming are far-reaching and can be seen in many regions of the world. Rising sea levels, extreme weather events, and changes in ecosystems are all results of global warming. In addition, global warming has also been linked to an increase in air pollution, which can cause health problems for humans and animals.
The primary cause of global warming is human activity, such as the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation. Burning fossil fuels releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, which traps heat and warms the planet. Deforestation also contributes to global warming, as trees absorb carbon dioxide and help keep the planet cooler.
To combat global warming, it is important to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and to protect and restore forests. We can also reduce our carbon footprint by using renewable energy sources like solar and wind power, and using energy more efficiently. In addition, we can take steps to reduce air pollution, such as switching to electric vehicles and using less polluting fuels.
Global warming is a serious problem that needs immediate action. By taking steps to reduce our carbon footprint and protect the environment, we can help slow the effects of global warming and ensure a healthier future for generations to come.
This article was received by Mr. Nikhil Ranjan, Senior Program Coordinator, National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, Haridwar. You can share your opinion or suggestion by writing in the comment box. For more information you can connect with their website or various social media handles.