Climate Change is man caused
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I will start My opening argument to state that global warming is a proven fact and anyone that disagrees with me is ignorant on this subject. 97% of scientists believe that climate change is primarily human caused. Also the arguments stated by Human-caused climate change deniers are pointless and not fact driven.
I wish my opponent the best of luck.
Shaftel, H. (Ed.). (2012, January 5). Global Climate Change: Consensus. Retrieved February 3, 2015, from http://climate.nasa.gov...
I wish you the best of luck as well.
Karl, T. R. "Modern Global Climate Change." Science 15.1 (2003): 1719-723. Print.
"Basics." EPA. Environmental Protection Agency, 15 Apr. 2013. Web. 4 Feb. 2015. <http://www.epa.gov...;
Hottest Year/century on record sources:
"21st Century 'hottest' on Record as Global Warming Continues - UN." UN News Center. UN, 2 Feb. 2015. Web. 4 Feb. 2015. <http://www.un.org...;.
"2014 Was Officially the Hottest Year on Record." Time. Time. Web. 4 Feb. 2015. <http://time.com...;.
"2014 Officially Hottest Year on Record." Scientific American Global RSS. Web. 4 Feb. 2015. <http://www.scientificamerican.com...
Long gone is the time when most scientists scratched their heads about ice caps melting. Yes, 2014 is the hottest year. Yes, climate change is happening. But at the same time, we are putting planks for a global cooling, in a sense. As of right now, I can safely say we are utilizing more renewable energy than at any other time in our existence. As for my opponents sources, I don"t see any of them mentioning that. I"m sorry, but the subject of your sources (yubanet, epa, time, scientific american) either state what global warming is, or are in redundant in stating "2014 is the hottest year". None of them are the subject of human activity causing global warming. If you still insist of debating the topic, I would be glad to, although as I"ve mentioned, there really is no debate.
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Vote Placed by salam.morcos 1 year ago
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Reasons for voting decision: I believe both sides could have done better and provided better reasoning for their claims. Pro started with a very compelling argument that 97% of scientists believe that global warming was man caused. Con didn't challenge that claim but instead showed a report that suggests that there isn't enough evidence to support that the "climate is headed [...] toward more extreme heat and drought". Pro failed to realize that this was a red herring. I vote Pro.
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