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Is the warming of our planet a legitimate issue?

Let me first start this out by saying I don't know much about the whole global warming concern aside from the obvious, so I don't believe one side over the other.
My debate stems from something I saw online yesterday and thought it was somewhat interesting (at least for me): Is climate change an issue we will look back on with regret 10, or even 20 years from now? An issue that is bigger than our own national debt?
Again, no right or wrong answer, but is this our biggest issue right now that is being ignored?

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  • Feb 8 2013: I would like to think that it's just a cycle that we're going through, but I think there is plenty of evidence in the atmosphere that we are contributing to the cause of this warm weather. With that said, I think it is a very big issue, if our ice caps completely melt like they say they will, I think that could be very bad for anything located on the coast. Such as homes and businesses.

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