You eat a quarter-pounder made with meat from a cow whose main diet is munching on crops such as corn, soy, wheat and oats. Those crops need irrigation from a water resource. We’re talking a lot of water. In the end, to produce one whole pound of beef takes 1800 gallons of water, or 450 gallons for a quarter-pound hamburger.
Einstein once said, “The world is a dangerous place, not because of those who do evil, but because of those who look on and do nothing”. This quote holds a stronger meaning today as we see more people in power deny the science and evidence that proves that
How Doubt and Misinformation Stimulates Climate Change There is much misinformation being spread about climate change: its effects, severity, and importance. Those who spread it aid in the efforts to destroy our society as we know it, and ultimately our planet and the life on it. Climate change
Introduction Climate change refers to the transformation or modification of the earth’s climate over time. Climate change involves the melting of glaciers, the rise of sea levels, warmer temperatures, drought, storms, and more. However, most importantly, human activities such as deforestation, industrialization, electricity, and transportation, promote the release
Climate change can be defined by the increased temperatures and patterns from the increase of carbon dioxide in the air. The main source of the increased carbon dioxide is from our burning more fossil fuels than before. Driving more cars, using more electric power, and using more oil
In December 2015, the United Nations created the Paris Agreement, an agreement under the United Nations’ framework on climate change. This agreement addresses climate change and deals with greenhouse gas emissions’ mitigation, its adaptation, and its financing for developing countries. Unfortunately, the president of the United States has
My academic major is Architecture. Climate change is very related to my major since most architecture strives to create a balance of the natural elements found on a site with the building itself. For example, there is a tribe of Indians who live on Lake Titicaca in Peru;
If one was paying attention to the last United Nations Climate Change Conference, he or she would note that the first rows were occupied by young people. Based on that, one might ask why young people are at the center of the debate of Climate Change. According to
The greenhouse effect is a major factor when it comes to climate change. Sunlight radiates down to the Earth, some of it is absorbed, some bounces back into space and some of it is trapped in our atmosphere. This is what keeps our planet and its habitants warm.