Recycling materials such as plastic and paper can dramatically reduce energy use and carbon emissions. In order to create plastic bottles and cardboard boxes, manufacturers need to extract the raw material and then the material is processed and molded through a manufacturing line to create the final product. The whole extraction and manufacturing process causes … More Recycle, Recycle, Recycle
This week on Climate Clever we are talking about gardening. Trees and plants are a natural carbon eater, when a tree “breathes” they breath in carbon dioxide and breath out oxygen, which means they are naturally cleaning the atmosphere. The developing building industry limits the amount of trees and plants in urban city areas. Industrialism … More How planting trees can reduce your carbon footprint ?
Science is a field that is engrained with calculations, measurements, monitoring, hypothesis and mathematics. It is based on real evidence and often defines problems, issues or changes in the world. Different scientists based on their own calculations and beliefs can challenge hypothesis and conclusions. This makes it difficult for the public to believe the exact … More Why we should trust Scientists
Climate change refers to the changing global temperature as a result of a significant amount of carbon dioxide being released into the atmosphere. When the issue of climate change was brought up, I thought to myself, yes it is a serious issue however I am just a student who has no control over the use … More Power of Social Media
Red meat such as beef, is a huge contributor to climate change. How can a cow contribute to rising sea levels and soaring temperatures? Farming red meat requires 28 times more land and 11 times more water rather than pork and chicken, which results in 5 times more gas emissions. Cows also require having a … More How does your meat intake affect climate change?
Climate Change is an issue in society that is affecting the future of the earth. There is no bigger problem than the viability of the earth. If there is no Earth, humanity ceases to exist, there is depletion of natural resources and quality of life. However, there are two sides to every issue, and this … More Manipulation Tatics
This week on Climate Clever we will focus on how to lower your energy use through electricity. 3% of all the electricity is converted to light while the other 77% is converted to heat, which is a waste of energy. By switching your light bulb to florescent light bulbs, you can reduce your household’s carbon … More The Fluorescent Light Bulb
Proxies are a symbol that is regular, or a regular aspect that is a signifier of change. The Tibetan’s natural environment conveys different proxies that can be identified to signify climate change. The Tibetan’s proxies include mountains, birds, animals and landforms. I find it interesting that a whole community of people base their tradition, their … More August and September were hottest months on record
Media and other communicative channels are reluctant to talk about climate change because it is seen as an issue that is not timely and for that reason is often backgrounded. There is a lot of scientific information that is present, however the message is not framed towards the general public, more likely it is framed … More How can Climate Change be represented
The polar bears are the most significant animal that represents the affects of climate change. Sea ice makes up the natural habitat of the polar bears. There are less than 25000 polar bears left in the wild according to Polar Bears International. Their resources are depleting, and it makes it even harder to find food … More Unfair to the Polar Bear