Globus Warming

submitted by St Martin's College : Noya Cohen Shwartz  for 15-18
campaign: YRE Entry
dissemination(s): Facebook, other
filed under Campaigning photo Photos
awarded: Finalist

Global warming is the greatest threat known to humankind. Are we too late to make a change? Our ignorance and our silence are evident in our daily lives. Ice sheets and glaciers are shrinking, temperatures are rising, and species are in danger. We increase the earth’s temperature by burning fossil fuels, cutting down forests, and farming livestock. This leads to more significant amounts of greenhouse gases, increasing the greenhouse effect and global warming. According to NASA, without significant action, global temperature is on track to rise by 2.5 °C to 4.5 °C (4.5 °F to 8 °F) by 2100. Abraham Lincoln said, “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.” Our responsibility is to do everything we can to protect and save the planet.

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