Personally, I have noticed that the weather pattern in NYC has changed over the past couple of years. While I don’t feel like it is particularly colder or warmer during the different seasons, I have noticed that the seasons present itself differently than it did in the past.
The environmental pollution just from toxic gases alone has been affecting major cities and rural towns across the United States – especially towns that have power plant facilities which will not only influence the effects of climate change now, but for the decades to come. What I discovered
Before I came to the US I had never seen trees blooming in Spring. The land I grew up in has a subarctic climate, that means very cold winters and short rainy summers and also poor vegetation. In the north region of Russia there is a town called
If you’re a New Yorker, you will know how fascinating New York City can be at the beginning of the spring, but you also understand how frustrating it can be when there is a delay in the spring season because of climate change. Almost every year around the
Due to the high concentrations of CO2 in the United States, the temperature has increased. Globally the amount of CO2 released in the entire world is influencing climate change, according to the article “Atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases continue to climb, despite reductions from some nations” the atmosphere
As one of the largest countries in the world, China has been leading the fight against climate change. China’s most recent efforts is developing carbon-capture storage facilities which turns carbon dioxide emissions from coal to gas fuel plants. Located in Shaanxi Province, the facility is built to capture
Carbon Dioxide is the cause of global warming. People are aware we use fossil fuels to produce energy for human consumption. However, burning fossil fuel releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere contributing to the greenhouse effect which is warming the earth. Each day people are wasting various sources
Most of my extended family currently resides in Hong Kong, and because of that, I pay close attention to the news and to the weather reports. What I’ve noticed happening more frequently in Hong Kong are the typhoons. Hurricanes and typhoons are basically the same thing but the
As of today, the world’s population is approximately 7.2 billion people. According to the United Nations, by 2100, the world’s population will reach to 11 billion people. There are several reasons for the fast growing population. It’s well known that the growing population is compounding the problem of
A rising human population and resulting increased economic activities are some of the reasons for our environmental problems. These problems relate to water scarcity, air, soil, fauna and flora. Climate change in particular has led to an increase in water scarcity, particularly in Africa and the Middle East.
Climate change is drastically affecting the west coast of the United States, especially California which has experienced major droughts due to the lack of long rain. While living in California, I experienced the after-effects of a long drought, which devastated the state. In 2014 California the safe levels
I believe that we as a society should strive to lower the amount of pollution caused by the vehicles we use, especially when it comes to trucks, our country’s main mode of transportation when it comes to shipping goods. While most of us do not drive trucks, we buy