Can We Reverse The Effects of Climate Change?
God has gifted us with 6 senses. The 6th one is a bonus so that we can sense the trouble around us. The gut feeling we have which is hardly ever wrong. The hotter summers, more snowfall and rain, decrease snow cover, more natural disasters gives us a feeling that something is terribly wrong with our planet.
According to NASA, The concentration of CO2 (carbon-dioxide) in our atmosphere is the highest it has been in 3 million years. Seventeen of the eighteen warmest years
have occurred since 2000.11% of the world’s population is currently effected by climate change impacts such as floods, heatwaves, sea level rise etc.
There is no task bigger than protecting the climate of our planet for future generations to come. Here are few tips for everyone who wants to save our planet.
Grow More Plants
Deforestation accounts for about 15% of Global Carbon Emissions:
Plant more trees in your neighborhood
Keep indoor plants at home and offices
Green Your Commute
To power our vehicles we burn fossil fuels that gives off CO2 emissions which is the leading cause of Global Warming.
Use public transport
Use bicycles to get around
Switch to Hybrid or electric vehicle
Animal agriculture adds to greenhouse gasses (14% - 50%) of total global emissions.
Grow your own vegetables
Wasting food should not be an option
Reduce meat consumption
Reduce Paper Waste
The average office workers uses 10,000 sheets of paper every year. The paper and Pulp industry has generated more than 600 million tons CO2 emissions.
Fax to email
Use online collaborative tools like Dropbox and Google Drive
Use Energy Wisely
Energy generation is the top cause for air pollution. The Industrial sector has to focus on this problem more.
Use solar panels
Switch to Led light bulbs
Unplug devices when you are done using them
Alone we can do so little, Together we can do so much