Thursday, October 15, 2009

Climate Change - Blog Action Day


Air pollution


These are all examples of possible impacts that might affect us and our environment because of climate change...

But why would this happen?
Average global temperature has increased by almost 1ºF over the past century; scientists expect the average global temperature to increase an additional 2 to 6ºF over the next one hundred years.

What's the big deal???
One degree Fahrenheit over one hundred years, that’s not a lot!
Or is it???

This may not sound like much, but it could change the Earth's climate as never before...In fact at the peak of the last ice age the temperature was only 7ºF colder than it is today and glaciers covered much of North America!

What is the cause of all this temperature change though?

Pollution, such as gases from cars and fumes from big industries is one of the big problems.Another is when we burn coals, oil or gas for our electricity this creates Co2, a gas that creates global warming...

In fact 1000 tonnes of co2 gas every 23.5 seconds is the current rate for the country of India alone. That is an increase in the past 2 years.
One person dies every 4.3 seconds in this poverty filled land, and sadly the poor will be the ones most affected by global warming.

So remember...

By Jessica


  1. Fantastic presentation of this post, Jessica. But remember to add a link to the BAD website at http://www.blogactionday.prg

  2. This awsome to know jessica, it not just cool it's fantasic.It's a splendid photo!!!

    !!!Shannon and christina!!!

  3. Hello Jessica,

    My name is Belinda and I am a student and the University of South Alabama in Dr. Strange's EDM class. You did a great job in explaining global warming. You made it easy to understand as well as presenting sinifacant facts.

    Excellant work!

  4. Hello! Jessica I think you've got heaps of idea in global warming and it will be scared if the ices melt......
    It will be a biggest problem in the world.
    Well I've got an idea!
    We should use whole water for something like car? energy? I don't know.. VERY GOOD THINKING!