HOME          CATEGORIES          OUR TAKE

My Take on Climate Change by City Tech Blogger Mark Stewart

I believe that climate change is a very real thing that is happening more rapidly than we can imagine. I remember hearing about icebergs and polar bears and thinking these will never change and will always be around. I was very wrong, the world that I knew changed because of human over-consumption and over-production. In the states, specifically New York, I know that we have some incentives for mitigating trash overflow, which is recycling bottles and cans for cash and trash separation of non-recyclables from recyclables. I believe it is not much, however it does help with mitigating the pollution of the water we desperately need, since drinking water is hard to find.

I also have been hearing about the rising sea levels over the years. Since I live near the coast, it really worries me that an extra foot or two could change how we live comfortably on land. In class we learned about adapting and mitigation and how it is beneficial for our future. The professor and the class discussed that we should teach people of all ages how to take care of their environment and how to limit their carbon footprint. I believe that we can make a difference if we can slow down our consumption process and slow down our greenhouse gas emissions. We can put a curve to climate change slowly but surely.

Comment on this article

ClimateYou moderates comments to facilitate an informed, substantive, civil conversation. Abusive, profane, self-promotional, misleading, incoherent or off-topic comments will be rejected. Moderators are staffed during regular business hours (New York time) and can only accept comments written in English.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


More Posts Like This


Climate Change and Storms by City Tech Blogger Agha Ibrahim Akram

The effects of climate change are becoming more apparent with each passing year. One of the most significant and visible manifestations of climate change is the increase in severe storms. The frequency and intensity of storms has been on the rise in recent years, causing destruction and loss


Understanding the Urgency of Climate Change By City Tech Blogger Michalis Photiou

Climate change is one of the greatest challenges humanity is currently facing. The consequences of climate changes have already begun to affect every aspect of our lives. In this essay, we will explore two of the many impacts of climate change. First, one of the most significant impact

Take action in the fight against climate change