increase. This has led to a build-up of carbon in the atmosphere, and
followed soon after. The result?
became severe, temperatures started soaring, and wildlife started
deteriorating; at this pace, we could expect severe and potentially fatal
environmental conditions within a few years.
To make sure future generations
enjoy nature and other bounties of the earth, global warming
needs to be brought under control. Every individual needs to take steps to
lessen global warming, so as to improve climatic conditions on the earth, and
prevent worsening of conditions. We've listed below some simple global warming
solutions which every individual should strive to implement at the individual
level, and contribute to the betterment of the earth.
Turn it off-
Most of us tend to forget turning off appliances like
refrigerators, air conditioners and water heaters when not needed, which adds
to the carbon in the atmosphere. Carbon dioxide, being one of the greenhouse gases
contributes to global warming and is responsible for the elevated temperatures
on the earth.
Turning these appliances off when
not needed is the first and important step to prevent global warming at the
individual level. Alternatively, you could also opt for energy-efficient
appliances which consume less power and also reduce carbon emission
Choosing green alternatives to everything you buy is yet
another effective step in combating global warming. Using natural fertilizers
crops, safe disposal methods and choosing chemical-free alternatives for
everything can help too.
When travelling to nearby places,
don't use your car; instead, choose public transportation systems or even
Get natural- Organic foods
products are fast emerging today; and they're not just good for your health,
but also contribute to a better environment. Choose organic soaps, shampoos,
skincare products and other day-to-day requirements as opposed to
Switch and swap-
More and more natural resources are being used to
compensate for the growing needs of electricity; turn to using more
energy-efficient products and items. You could also choose to use solar-powered
You may come across recycled books, paper and other
articles in your nearby store; choose them over other products. Also remember
that trees produce life-giving oxygen, and also keep the temperatures
controlled; so think before you liberally use tissue papers to wipe off your
hands after a meal.
Choose recycled paper bags over plastic carry
bags-plastic bags are non-biodegradable and are responsible for water pollution