Meaning of global warming in English:

global warming

Pronunciation /ˌɡləʊbl ˈwɔːmɪŋ/

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mass noun
  • 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, CFCs, and other pollutants.

    ‘The company is deeply concerned by the effects of global warming caused by the greenhouse effect.’
    • ‘Some climatologists maintain that global warming is unlikely to have an impact on hurricanes.’
    • ‘The tired old global warming, and greenhouse gas bogeymen have also been raised.’
    • ‘One important problem is that the emission of carbon dioxide causes global warming.’
    • ‘However, the impact that global warming may have on the monsoon is not yet fully understood.’
    • ‘He was a sceptic about the capacity of global warming to affect hurricanes when he began a detailed study of the data.’
    • ‘The jury is still out regarding the case of human induced global warming.’
    • ‘However, whether this is global warming, or part of a longer-term cycle, who knows?’
    • ‘The reason is the way global warming affects rainfall and other weather patterns.’
    • ‘We cannot tell if global warming is occurring as a result of increased atmospheric carbon dioxide.’
    • ‘Where am I to go for serious coverage and debate on the big issues of climate change and global warming?’
    • ‘We all know that carbon emissions are contributing to global warming and ecocide.’
    • ‘It is impossible to blame any one individual weather event on global warming.’
    • ‘For the first time senior politicians and the media have clearly linked flooding to global warming.’
    • ‘If we use more petrol we create more pollution and add to global warming.’
    • ‘It is the key to the fight back against pollution, global warming, and dwindling resources.’
    • ‘I have researched the subject of global warming and alternative energy for more than ten years.’
    • ‘Conflict over the role of nuclear power in combating global warming is heating up.’
    • ‘One further feature of global warming is the increased risk of flooding in the future.’
    • ‘The islands are at risk of being submerged if sea levels rise, which is an expected result of global warming.’