11 Most Fascinating Facts About Global Warming

The Greenhouse Effect

So when we hear about The Greenhouse Effect, we can begin to get concerned. Not only does population alone contribute to rising levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere (more today that at any point in the last 800,000 years), but our continued addiction to fossil fuels and our passionate embrace of an industrialized society is eroding the conditions that allow us to remain alive in the first place. Are profits more important than longevity? We must reject this model if we want to be around long enough for anyone to enjoy the fortunes they’ve amassed at the planet’s expense.