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    Potential Impacts of Global Warming

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    Name a global warming issue that concerns you and why.

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    Below are a number of global warming issues and some of the reasons they may concern you.

    Melting ice caps
    - leads to loss of habitat (polar bears, for example, require solid ice for their hunting)
    - loss of habitat in turn results in lose of biodiversity (flora and fauna)
    - increase sea levels
    - change in salt content of arctic waters holds uncertain threat

    Rising sea levels
    - major impact/ land loss ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution outlines several impacts of global warming and lists reasons each one is a concern. Some of the listed impacts are melting ice caps, rising sea levels, shifting climate zones, and increased storm frequency and severity.