Welcome to a Different Planet

van Gelder, Sarah
April 2008
YES! Magazine;Spring2008, Issue 45, p1
The article discusses the dangers confronting the environment because of global warming worldwide. It notes that as temperature rises, there is an increase in disruption to the earth's interconnected systems that keep the climate stable and within the narrow range that can support life. The manifestation that the earth is warming faster includes the shrinking of the polar ice cap and the opening of the Northwest Passage. Because of the great danger it brings, scientists ad the governments worldwide are looking for ways to eradicate if not minimize such event. Some of the efforts made by the people and several business establishments include planting of 20 million victory gardens and recycling rubber. Discussed are the largest gas polluters worldwide.


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