The vast majority of scientists agree that Global Warming is real and that is result of our activities and not a natural occurrence. The evidence is overwhelming and undeniable. The number of people around the world concerned about global warming has risen sharply. As example, here in Unite States 40% of the public, ten years ago (2008) said that a presidential candidate’s position on the issue will strongly influence how they vote, according to a survey by Yale University, Gallup and the ClearVision Institute. The concept behind “Everyday Ecology” is identify and locates simple solutions to green our environment and here is what we will try to do.
Plants absorb carbon dioxide and reduce the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, and urban trees absorb more than rural ones. A great idea is to plant a tree. Also advocate for protection of forests and other green areas; buy recycled fibers, which reduce pressure for logging; cut down on waste of paper products and support conscious companies and their products. As we shop for cosmetics or cleaning, repair our homes or keep our gardens healthy, we make choices about the products and services we use. Interesting products innovations are coming from collaborations between some of the leading natural “green” companies. It is good to know that many of this companies share similar principles and prioritize sustainability.
In the Amazon, over 3 million acres of rainforest were did destroy also in 2008, growing season to raise crops that were used to feed animals in factory farms. Source from the Greenpeace International says that up to 220 square feet of rainforest are sacrificed to produce just one pound of hamburger! In the U.S more than 260 million acres of U.S forests have been cleared to grow grain for livestock. Modern agriculture contributes more global warming emissions than human transportation, reports the United Nations and Agriculture Organization.
So, make your small part and help the planet future generations. Global warming can seem insurmountable, but if everyone commits to making a few smart steps, we can the issue down to size. Reduce your meat consumption; increase your intake of wholesome plant proteins like soy and beans. Unplug unused electronics, which draw power even when off. Turn off unneeded lights, and shut your PC off before bedtime. Instead of driving everywhere and spend more money, get a metro ride or the public bus some times or even carpool with neighbors and friends.
Need to go for the neighborhood supermarket, give your health a chance is doing no harm to yourself, to your family, to your environment. It is living in harmony with the earth. Ir is give hope for the next generations. It is super important for future generations to ore clearly understand the direct links between the environment and health. Our sons and grandsons are more (and deeply) affected by toxic environmental exposures than any previous generations.Contribute. Do your part. The planet earth will thank you as well the future generations.