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My Take on Climate Change by City Tech Blogger Isatu Jalloh


Geological records demonstrate how climate change has affected the Earth, creating national concern. For example, the emission of Greenhouse gases on the Earth’s atmosphere has led to increased heat radiation. Since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, greenhouse gases have been steadily emitted into the Earth’s atmosphere. This has led to heat retention and increase in surface temperature. Additionally, aerosols in the atmosphere have contributed to the issue of climate change by scattering and absorbing solar and infrared radiation, which changes the microphysical and chemical properties of clouds. The final contributing factor to climate change is deforestation, which has affected the amount of sunlight reflected into space from the ground.

The major key factors that have led to climate change is the burning of fossil fuels, deforestation, and raising of livestock. In my opinion, these factors have led to the amplifying of the Greenhouse effect and have contributed to global warming. Solutions should include reducing emissions of and stabilizing levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, preservation  of fossil fuels, and protecting our natural resources.

Americans will have a significant impact by changing their daily routines and lifestyle such as keep fooding waste to a minimum, insulating their homes, and usage of LED lighting. Additionally, we can protect our environment by choosing different forms of transportation such as walking or biking rather than driving an electric or hybrid vehicle. Driving can allow harmful gases to be emitted which raises environmental concerns.

In terms of government policy, programs should be created to reduce emitted greenhouse gases and laws should be passed to advance technology. Climate change will have drastic economic effects increasing resource scarcity, which significantly impacts businesses. As a result, companies must continue to focus on humanitarian and economic concerns.  However, in my opinion, climate policies should be enforced by government bodies internationally, which helps economically and environmentally.


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