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The Domino Effect of Global Warming

Summary: Global warming can be compared to dominos in that both cause a chain reaction. Carbon dioxide can be considered the first domino, producing a blanket-like effect over the atmosphere. This can lead to the melting of polar ice and permafrost, followed by a rise in sea level that could in turn result in coastal flooding and the engulfing of many major cities.

The Domino Effect

When thinking of global warming, one could picture a line of dominos. Imagine if someone had knocked over just one domino, what would happen to the rest of the dominos in the line? The others would follow. Global warming can be compared to dominos in that both cause a chain reaction. Carbon dioxide could very well represent the first domino since it is carbon dioxide that creates the blanket-like effect of CO2 in the atmosphere. This blanket effect sets the other dominos in motion.

The main purpose of a blanket is to keep things warm. The "blanket" around the earth keeps the earth dangerously warm. Forest fires could be one catalyst for putting the dominos in motion. The smoke that a fire produces releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere while killing plants that would normally convert carbon dioxide into oxygen (Adams...

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