About Global Warming
I think this is a very interesting story. I feel that you have the right idea. It makes sense that the energy output from the sun would cause changes to our global temperatures and conditions. I also agree with the CO2 as well.
The only thing I know about global warming is the fact that it is caused by us humans through the pollution that we create everyday by cars, trucks, buses, factories and much more.
I feel that the government should do something about global warming. I also think that we need to do something about it. If everyone does something about it there might be a change.
I think the global temperature is important because if it changes we might not be here anymore. You never know. That is why we have to be careful.
I really enjoyed this article.
Barry's Response - The responsibility for change falls on the government, industry and consumers. Part of the article's point is that no one has really been able to pinpoint the exact cause of global warming. Many valid, plausible theories about global warming have been put forth and backed by research.
This page lists some of the most important global warming issues and contributors identified so far. View it as a primer in the fundamentals, and also check the Wikipedia page on causes of global warming.
In all likelihood, the warming we have seen is the result of a combination of several (or all) of the factors identified.
Although global warming is the long-term increase in Earth's average temperature and human activities causing it have been widely publicized, including on this website...
Global warming is also caused by natural factors.
Here are a few nonanthropogenic inputs:
- Variability in solar radiation
can affect Earth's climate. Long term changes in the sun's energy output can affect the planet's temperature.
- Gases and particles are released into the atmosphere by volcanic eruptions.
Volcanic emissions like sulfur dioxide and ash can temporarily cool the Earth. Volcanic eruptions also release greenhouse gases, contributing to global warming.
- Natural climate patterns, like El Nino and La Nina,
can affect global temperatures. Natural climate patterns, like El Nio and La Nia, can affect global temperatures.
- Natural sources
like wetlands, permafrost, and termites can release methane, a potent greenhouse gas. Global warming can be amplified by methane emissions.
- Heat distribution on Earth's surface can be affected by changes in ocean currents
and circulation patterns. Changes in these processes can affect global climate patterns and regional temperatures.
- The amount and distribution of solar energy reaching the planet can be affected by long-term variations in Earth's orbit and axial tilt, known as Milankovitch cycles. Natural climate variations are caused by these cycles that last tens of thousands of years.Search
this site for more information now.
While these nonanthropogenic factors contribute to global warming, it's important to remember that the current climate change is also caused by humans. As a result of human actions, greenhouse gases are being released too much, altering the Earth's climate system.
CALPUFF can help us reduce air pollution, which contributes to climate change.
By modeling pollutant dispersion, CALPUFF can help identify pollution sources, assess their impact on air quality, and evaluate mitigation strategies. By reducing the emissions of pollutants that lead to global warming, improving air quality can indirectly help mitigate global warming.CALPUFF helps assess and predict air pollution dispersion in the atmosphere.
CALPUFF is a great tool for studying air pollution, but it's not specifically designed to address global warming or mitigate its effects. The main cause of global warming is greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, especially carbon dioxide (CO2).
Reduce greenhouse gas emissions, switch to renewable energy, promote energy efficiency, and implement sustainable practices across various sectors to address global warming. The goal is to reduce reliance on fossil fuels, promote green technologies, conserve energy, and adopt policies and practices that are environmentally friendly.
To effectively combat climate change, we need a comprehensive approach that addresses the root causes of global warming and implements sustainable solutions.
I use CALPUFF and AERMOD to help other air pollution problems, and this process helps clients identify and address their contributions to global warming. Here is a bit more information about what I do.