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Global warming has become perhaps the most complicated issue facing world leaders. Warnings from the scientific community are becoming louder, as an increasing body of science points to rising dangers from the ongoing buildup of human-related greenhouse gases — produced mainly by the burning of fossil fuels and forests.

 Global emissions of carbon dioxide jumped by the largest amount on record in 2010, upending the notion that the brief decline during the recession might persist through the recovery. Emissions rose 5.9 percent in 2010, according to the Global Carbon Project, an international collaboration of scientists. The increase solidified a trend of ever-rising emissions that scientists fear will make it difficult, if not impossible, to forestall severe climate change in coming decades.

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09/30/2013 11:12pm

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10/01/2013 3:06am

The main causes of global warming can be seen in the Antarctic circle and studies shows that the million year old ice bergs are melting now. This causes the sea water level to rise and there by reduction in sea shore or land. Thank you.

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    Stephen Lamoreaux grew up in New Jersey and now calls Connecticut home. He wrote
    this book to improve the quality of life for his children’s generation. He is
    now working on Part Two, which continues the story of the wave’s travels from
    the stream to a river and finally the ocean. Along its route, it meets other
    creatures that explain additional forms of pollution and abuse

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