Anthropogenic Climate Change

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Anthropogenic Climate Change
PHI 103
October 29, 2015

In this paper we will discuss the topic of Anthropogenic Climate Change, which is also known as global warming. Is anthropogenic climate change a problem that needs immediate and/or long term attention? The answer is becoming more evident as the years pass, but in short, it is yes for both immediate and long term. Anthropogenic climate change is having a substantial effect on natural and biological organisms on a global scale, and is considerably more severe in some continents. Below I will state my argument on how we need to do something now and for future generations. “Anthropogenic climate change refers to the production of greenhouse gases emitted by human activity” (Anthropogenic, 2012, Para 1). Anthropogenic climate change is in fact becoming more obvious even to people who usually do not have a concern about climate or geological systems. Walter, and Schönwiese state that “an anthropogenic induced climate change is already observable in climatic variables, e.g. near-surface air temperature” (Walter, A., & Schönwiese, C. D, 2003). Maxwell tells us that “eminent climate scientists have come to consensus that human influences are significant contributors to modern global climate change” (Maxwell, 2008). Some of the fundamentals of this anthropogenic climate change come from high levels of Carbon Dioxide or CO2 which is mainly generated from humans using fossil fuels as an energy source. An argument that could be used to support these statements could go as follows: Anthropogenic climate change is a problem. (premise) Climate and near surface temperatures are rising. (premise) Increased Carbon Dioxide levels influence anthropogenic climate change. (premise) Humans are the primary contributors of increased Carbon Dioxide levels. (premise)
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