Changing of Environment and Climate

When I saw how Leeds was submerged in water I unfortunately saw how Leeds would look like permanently in not so many years to come.

There are some very simple things you can do – Firstly choose businesses that truly care and are taking action, if a business isn’t profiting from being eco-friendly chances are they are eco-friendly for the right reasons. Now in turn you need to support the businesses you choose.

When there where storms in the summer and scorching hot days in the winter, I was first alarmed to this a few years back. Even now Yorkshire in England is experiencing catastrophic flooding. When I saw how Leeds was submerged in water I unfortunately saw how Leeds would look like permanently in not so many years to come.

Changing of Environment and Climate

There are companies around that will offset your emissions such as carbonfootprint.com. Just go through your figures and at the end you will be able to see the amount of C02 you release each year in tonnes and then select which of your activities you would like to offset. You then get to choose how you would like the offset to be made such as reforestation in the UK.

The big companies have the power to influence our perception and unfortunately they have for the worse – climate change has fallen in the same bag as fair-trade practices and organic products, we see them as fake or boring maybe? Or maybe we see them as a way for companies to slap extra money onto their products and make more profits?

The big companies have the power to influence our perception and unfortunately they have for the worse – climate change has fallen in the same bag as fair-trade practices and organic products, we see them as fake or boring maybe? There are some very simple things you can do – Firstly choose businesses that truly care and are taking action, if a business isn’t profiting from being eco-friendly chances are they are eco-friendly for the right reasons. Just go through your figures and at the end you will be able to see the amount of C02 you release each year in tonnes and then select which of your activities you would like to offset.

A big problem is transportation – a very big pollution cause. It’s too much to ask to stop driving and flying as everyone needs to get places and wants to go on holiday every now and again.

If nothing else this article has given you an insight into the problems we all face and a brief idea what we can all do to prevent the inevitable, I hope.

Carbon footprint has become a buzz word yet for all the wrong reasons. Businesses shouldn’t be reducing theirs to make money but to save our world from catastrophic consequences.

It’s a said fact that the gas which helped form our atmosphere, Carbon Dioxide, is now slowly damaging our planet. Basically we are slowly suffocating our planet and trapping heat from escaping causing its temperature to rise and in turn our climate to change.

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