Asked by Cheyenne Maxson on Jul 11, 2024

verifed

Verified

A gradual increase in the world's average surface temperature is known as:

A) genetic pollution
B) industrial pollution
C) the decline of biodiversity
D) global warming
E) all of these choices

Global Warming

The gradual worldwide increase in average surface temperature.

  • Perceive the societal and environmental risks induced by advancements in technology and industry.
verifed

Verified Answer

DN
Dorothy Nduku

5 days ago

Final Answer :
D
Explanation :
The gradual increase in the world's average surface temperature is specifically known as global warming. It is not directly related to genetic or industrial pollution, nor is it synonymous with the decline of biodiversity, which refers to the reduction in the variety and abundance of different species in an ecosystem.