Climate Change as a World Consuming Problem and Its Causes

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writer Ekolojist

The most familiar and obvious form of air pollution is fog hanging over cities. However, there are several types of pollution, some visible and some invisible, that contribute to global warming. Generally, any substance that leaves harmful effects on people, atmosphere and environment is considered as air pollution. Environmental pollution and climate change appear proportionally and closely related to each other.

Leading pollutants

Carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, is the main pollutant causing the warming of the Earth. While living things emit carbon dioxide as they breathe, carbon dioxide is considered a pollutant in relation to automobiles, aircraft, power plants, and other human activities that involve the burning of fossil fuels such as gasoline and natural gas. In the past 150 years, such activity has pumped enough carbon dioxide into the atmosphere to raise it to a higher level than in hundreds of thousands of years.

sulfur dioxide

Other greenhouse gases

Other greenhouse gases are used in refrigerants and aerosol propellants until they are banned due to their degrading effect on the earth's ozone layer. chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) and it contains methane from gas emitted by swamps and animals.

Environmental pollution and climate change Another pollutant associated with is sulfur dioxide. Sulfur dioxide and closely related chemicals are primarily known as the cause of acid rain. However, they also reflect light when released into the atmosphere; it traps sunlight and causes the Earth to cool.

While volcanic eruptions release large amounts of sulfur dioxide into the atmosphere, it can sometimes cause years of cooling. In fact, volcanoes were the main source of atmospheric sulfur dioxide; Today, human-based activities cause such greenhouse gases to be released into the atmosphere in large quantities and cause the temperature of the world to change.

What can be done?

Most people agree that several measures must be taken to prevent global warming. On a personal level, less motor vehicle driving and less airplane travel, recycling and conservation reduces a person's "carbon footprint" (the amount of carbon dioxide a person releases into the atmosphere).

On a larger scale, governments are taking measures to limit emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases.

paris agreement

Signed by 2016 countries in 175 Paris Climate Agreement A global effort was made to combat climate change. As part of the treaty, each country will reduce the post-industrial global temperature rise. below two degrees with the ultimate goal of keeping climate change agreed to take measures to combat it.

Another method is to impose taxes on carbon emissions or higher data on gasoline so that individuals and companies have more incentives to conserve energy and pollute less.

Disaster management (or crisis management) is the creation of regulations to reduce the vulnerability of groups to risks and adapt to disasters. Disaster management does not deflect or discard hazards; Rather, it focuses on making adjustments to mitigate the impact of disasters. Failure to regulate can lead to human death, loss of income and damage to resources.

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