Is global warming real?
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Con set the character limit to 750 so I will be concise in following rounds.
Global warming: a gradual increase in the overall temperature of the earth's atmosphere generally attributed to the greenhouse effect caused by increased levels of carbon dioxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and other pollutants.
real: actually existing as a thing or occurring in fact; not imagined or supposed
The Mauna Loa observatory has found that there has been a recent spike in the amount of CO2 in the air, as seen in this graph . The amount of CO2 in the air has risen by about 70 parts per million over the last 60 years, which is at an alarming rate for future generations that will inhabit this planet. As before stated, the more CO2, the more heating of the atmosphere, and thus global warming.
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My opponent says that the arctic is not melting, thus disproving global warming. This does nothing of the sort, in actuality. In wintertime, the more precipitation (and thus more ice deposited) is made by the warming of the oceans and this water going into the atmosphere. This means that if the icecaps are increasing in size, as my opponent suggest, it would actually be due to more precipitation and thus more warming of the earth.
My opponent claims, without a single source, that the government is tampering with global climate data. I ask you if this is reasonable. No characters left.
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Vote Placed by Midnight1131 1 year ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Forfeits by Con, so conduct to Pro. Arguments also go to Pro, as Con made the claim that arctic ice has risen by 50%, but provided no sources to back it up. Pro gave a basic layout of how global warming works, and gave sources that show that the amount f greenhouse gases have risen. These arguments were dropped by con, as they had forfeited. Sources were only used by Pro.
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