Climate change is becoming an increasingly dangerous issue as the average temperatures throughout the world are continuing to rise (Macionis, 2015: 477). As carbon dioxide is released from automobiles and factories and gets trapped in the atmosphere, a “blanket” is essentially wrapping around the planet trapping in the sun’s heat, warping weather patterns and changing the global climate; this phenomenon is called the “greenhouse effect.” This environmental problem is continuing to push the Earth to a dangerous tipping point, which may jeopardize humanity as we know it.Pope Francis, the head of the Vatican, has declared climate change as the principal challenge of humanity, which will affect the poor the worst? What is meant by this and why? 350 words min. References and Citations required. NO PLAGIARISM.