global warmingnoun [ U ]uk /ˌɡləʊ.bəl ˈwɔː.mɪŋ/ us /ˌɡloʊ.bəl ˈwɔːr.mɪŋ/
- The destruction of the rainforests is contributing to global warming.
- Do you think that these higher-than-average temperatures are attributable to global warming?
- Several hypotheses for global warming have been suggested.
- Scientists fear that global warming has gone beyond the point of no return.
- Yesterday's paper had a double-page feature on global warming.
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