Tuesday, January 27, 2009

FIVE EASY WAYS TO REDUCE GLOBAL WARMING



These days we constantly here about an eminent danger "GLOBAL WARMING" According to some scientists, due to this phenomenon, the earth's surface temperature may increase by 1.5 to 5.6 degree Celsius in the near future. What will be the impact of this rise in temperature? The predictions are- there will be a shift in the rainfall pattern, rise in sea level and a serious impact on the ecological balance.

Many countries like Maldives in the Indian ocean and the beaches of carribean islands would be lost due to flooding. We Indians may lose Mumbai- the commercial capital of our country.

As the climate changes many plants and animals, species will become extinct as they may not be able to adopt to the changed circumstances.

So friends its time to become more conscious about the problem and take effective measures to control the green house effect. Here are a few easy to do activities which can be practiced by each one of us.



DRIVE SMART AND DO NOT DRIVE UNNECCARILY

Send the car for service periodically, get the engine tuned up. This will help in fuel efficiency and minimize release of green house gases.

Many of us drive to the stop at the nearest corner many times a day, to get our daily needs. If you could walk down, it will not only save you the fuel but also give a food exercise.


KEEP YOUR TYRES INFLATED

This will extend the life of your tyres and at the same time save your fuel and money.


USE LESS AIR CONDITIONING

Set your temperature at 26-27degree Celsius. Pre set the AC to turn off 3-5 hrs after you have slept, you will not feel hot after you are asleep.


TURN OFF YOUr ELECTRIC BULBS, TV, DVD, COMPUTER

When not in use do not leave them on a stand by mode. This way you save a lot of electricity there by reducing the green house effect.


ENERGY SAVING

Use equipments that work on eco friendly carbon free sources of energy such as wind , solar and biogas energy



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2 comments: on "FIVE EASY WAYS TO REDUCE GLOBAL WARMING"

Amirah said...

Good tips. Another good idea with regard to light bulbs is to use compact fluorescent lamps, instead of regular bulbs. They save a lot of energy!

Lilian said...

nowadays a lot of people are involved in disseminating information on how to help keep our environment safe, it nice to know we are moving and doing our share. It is a privilege to help our environment safe not a responsibility. Great Job!

i have my http://lets-go-green888.blogspot.com - all about simple tips that we can do to help our environment clean and green and safe!

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