During discussions of fossil fuels and carbon emissions, global warming always – and inevitably – comes up. It’s a fact that’s hard to ignore. 2016 was the hottest year on record since modern record-keeping began in 1880 and data from NASA shows that Arctic ice is diminishing at a rate of 13.4 percent per decade.
But increasing temperatures and rising sea levels aren’t the only issues we should be concerned about. There are many lesser known effects of global warming that we don’t generally talk about – and many of us don’t even realize. Let’s take a look at those today.Continue reading
To figure out how to stop global warming, we need to focus less on a singular solution and more on ways that every person can contribute to a better planet. However, many of us are unsure what we can do on a daily basis to make things better. Sure, we can be more energy conscious, recycle our soda cans and cardboard, and drive our cars around less. But is that it? What else can we do to reduce climate change?Continue reading