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The global warming happens when temperatures in the earth rise. It occurs when the greenhouse effect is caused by water vapours and carbon dioxide. Global warming is a big problem for human, animal and plants. It affects many parts of the world such as the Arctic where the ice has melt down, the sea level has risen and has produced more floods.

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Some parts of the world are affected by the natural disasters and these are more common now than in the past due to the human activities. For example the big cataclysm in Japan, last month, was the big earthquake and the big tsunami that demolished all the cities in the coast. More than 10000 people died or disappeared, uncountable numbers of survivals don´t have any food or shelter.
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What are greenhouse gases?
The greenhouse effect occurs when gases that make up the atmosphere retain part of the energy emitted by the ground being hated by solar radiation. But this radiation cannot go into space so it returns to earth, causing temperatures rise. This is the main cause of Global Warming.

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What is Global Warming doing to the environment?
Many things cause Global Warming. One thing that causes this problem is electrical pollution. For example: in most cases, fossil fuels are burned and produce big emissions of gases that pollute the environment. These gases are called Greenhouse gases. We use these sources of energy much more than the sources that give off less pollution.
Some others examples of using and polluting the air are:
· Turning on lights
  • Watching Tv
  • Listening to music
  • Washing or drying clothes
  • Using hair driers
  • Driving car
  • Heating a meal in the microwave
  • Using air conditioning
  • Playing a video game
  • Using dish washers
When you do these things, you are causing more greenhouse gases to be sent into the atmosphere.

What are people doing to stop Global Warming?
People are doing many things to try to stop global warming. One thing people are doing is carpooling. Carpooling is driving with someone to a place that you are both going to. This minimizes the amount of greenhouse gases put into the air by a car.
Another thing that people are doing is being more careful about leaving things turned on like the television, computer, and the lights. A lot of people are taking time away from the television, and instead, they are spending more time outdoors. This helps our planet out a lot. Now, more people are even taking busses, walking to school, and riding their bikes to lower the amount of greenhouse gases in the air. Planting trees and recycling also helps. If you recycle, less trash goes to the dump, and less trash gets burned. As a result, there are fewer greenhouse gases in our atmosphere.
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What is the government doing to stop Global Warming?
The government is doing many things to help stop global warming. The government have already made a law called The Clean Air Act so there is less air pollution. The Clean Air Act is making many companies change their products to decrease these problems. Part of the law says that you may not put a certain amount of pollutants in the air. Hairspray and some other products, like foam cups, had this problem. Making and using these products let out too much volatile organic compounds, ozone-destroying chemicals, and related chemicals into the air.

Global Warming is everyone´s responsability.

Every little bit helps and we cannot wait to the consequences.