Over the past few years, everyone has been learning more about the effects of global warming. This phenomenon is being taught and explained in schools, and many environmental scientists are doing their part to spread the word to the public about climate change and what can be done to stop it. However, what exactly are the effects of global warming and are they detrimental enough for us to be concerned about?
If you are uncertain about how global warming and the climate crisis are impacting the part of the world you live in, all you have to do is look around. Factors such as smog, landfills, and even litter can tell you a great deal about global warming, and what you are able to do in order to save the planet from global warming and the greenhouse effect. Read on for some tips on how you can help to end the climate crisis.
Greenhouse gases, or the gases in the atmosphere that are primarily responsible for the greenhouse effect, usually are created under natural circumstances. However, in recent years, global greenhouse emissions have been the result of human activity, such as burning fossil fuel or coal. But how does this affect the health of our planet? What do these things mean for the future?
If you have ever looked out across the ocean and wondered about the thousands of species that live underneath, you will want to learn more about ocean ecosystems. The plants and animals that live in this environment require special ‘living arrangements’ and there are many things that humans can do, in order to make sure that the oceans are around, in their healthy state, for longer.
Based on a recent report from the Local Government Association in the United Kingdom, Britain as a whole will exhaust landfill space by 2018 unless much more effort is put into increasing recycling rates. Official statistics reveal that the UK is top of the European league when it comes to the volume of garbage that households send to land fill every year.
To satisfy their energy needs, reduce energy costs and safeguard the environment, many homeowners are considering the benefits of wind and solar power. These clean and cost efficient sources of power are shifting the way in which the world looks at energy. Read on to discover the pros and cons of each system to determine which one works best for you.