Many experts believe that the burning of fossil fuels and pollutants, a dire consequence of industrialization, causes Global Warming. Others believe that global warming is just a natural cycle of the planet. Regardless of cause, the higher temperatures caused by global warning have serious consequences: drought, disease, and floods, lost ecosystems.
Unnaturally hot weather and rising sea levels indicate that global warming is no longer just a theory. We feature articles from publications and scientific journals that discuss the environmental and political ramifications of global warming.