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Definition a gradual warming of the Earth's surface temperature — especially as caused by human activity
  • Al Gore is a champion for those who want to make global warming the top priority.
  • I'm going to learn about this tiny frog and the ecosystem, and global warming.
    Sophie Kinsella  --  Confessoins of a Shopaholic
  • Humans and their talk of global warming.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • I didn't cure cancer or stop global warming or win a Nobel Prize.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • "Yes, but —" wiping his nose—"global warming, I suppose."
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • The local news chalked it up to global warming, but I knew better.
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures
  • "It's global warming,' Reggie told her.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key
  • I can't stop the war in Iraq, I can't reverse global warming, I can't solve the problems of my community or the world, but I can mend things at hand.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • It must be that global warming business.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin'
  • Tell me that's not global warming!
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • Global warming was the most commonly cited theory: the sun's radiation interfering with the birds natural navigation system.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • "You're talking about global warming?
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Every problem that Earth now has—pollution, overpopulation, global warming, food shortages—Lorien also had.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • Some of it turns into nitrous oxide, a gas that increases global warming.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore's Dilemma
  • How about a story about either (a) global warming and the undeniable 0.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  True Believer
  • I figured maybe it was global warming or something, because the weather all across New York state had been weird since Christmas.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • The modem world was changing fast, and urgent questions about the weather, deforestation, global warming, or the ozone layer often seemed answerable, at least in part, with information from the past.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • In the next fifteen minutes, we had equally fascinating discussions about genetic engineering, global warming, the possibility of books being completely obsolete in a few years because of computers, and the arrival at the local zoo of a new family of exotic, nearly extinct Australian birds.
    Sarah Dessen  --  This Lullaby
  • The industrial food chain costs each and every one of us: in government spending, in pollution, in global warming, and in our health.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore's Dilemma
  • Global warming is held accountable: people must stop burning things up, it is said.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Blind Assassin

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