If there is an increase in average temperature, several things could happen. One positive effect is that it could lengthen the growing season in areas that currently have a short growing season. In areas that currently already get too arid and hot during the summer, an average temperature increase would not be welcome; everything would dry out and die. In addition, it would increase soil evaporation rates, keeping the soil from holding the water necessary to support plant life. Once the soil becomes stressed enough, the effects of drought will become much more severe, possibly leading to desertification.
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Global warming is a huge problem which will significantly affect every country in the world. Many people all over the world are trying to do whatever they can to help combat the effects of global warming. One of the ways that people can fight global warming is to reduce their dependence on non-renewable energy sources like oil and petroleum based products.