Imagine our Earth with more carbon dioxide than any other gasses, what will it look like? Will it look like mist in the air all the time? Will we adapt to the change or die out? Is our Earth going to look like a yellow gas planet? All of these questions are ones we’ve never thought about until perhaps it’s too late. We heavily rely on Earth’s natural fossil fuels such as coal, oil, gas to power the cars, trains, airplanes, cities and more. All this builds up carbon dioxide, a pollution that badly affects us and makes cities look ugly with its clouded air.
Not only that, the pollution affects the temperature in our Earth’s climate and that scares me because it affects Antarctica; an icy land that is melting slowly into big chunks, rising the sea level and that is a huge deal we have to overcome, otherwise we face some dire consequences.
So, how do we stop this? We can’t. We can slow the pollution down and find alternatives, sustainable sources of energy, but we can’t stop pollution altogether. Like I said, it was too late from the start. People saw the potential, the money to be made, hence why we have vehicles, factories. We will never stop using fossil fuels until the day it’s all gone. On the bright side, we’ve come a long way to come up with solutions to reduce pollution, and use them as of today; some of them we know are wind turbines, solar panels and nuclear power plants that proved to be some of the best alternatives on Earth. So I’m hopeful that in the future, we will use the alternatives more and prevent the potential consequences we’ve created.