Climate Change

Reducing Carbon Footprint Starts with Small Steps

The fact that you are currently surfing the internet and reading the official website of the Township of Bonfield implies that you are an internet user. Reading news on the internet is greener than having everybody purchase newspapers. However, it has some environmental costs as well. Some carbon dioxide is released to power our electronic [...]

By |2020-12-04T09:35:04-05:00December 4th, 2020|Climate Change|

China and Afforestation to Fight Against Climate Change

Several factors are playing key roles in producing carbon dioxide. These factors are industrial activities, population, the geography of a country, etc. China is the number one producer of carbon dioxide in the world. 25% of Chinese cities receive acid rain, 75% of lakes are polluted, and 1.6 million premature death in China is related [...]

By |2020-10-30T10:59:23-04:00October 30th, 2020|Climate Change|

Wildfires in the USA

More than 6 million acres of American forests burned in 2020. California is still burning. Each acre of forest can absorb around 30,000 pounds of carbon dioxide. Not only is this natural carbon absorption tool now gone, but tons of carbon dioxide are also sent back to the atmosphere. Smoke and ash resulting from wildfires [...]

By |2020-10-02T10:31:52-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Climate Change|

How Coronavirus Lessons are Related to Fighting Against Climate Change?

Coronavirus and climate change are the two greatest crises of these years. Much larger than any other natural e.g. tsunami and man-made catastrophic events e.g. wars or 9/11. In the onset of coronavirus, many climate change activists compared the two and encouraged people to fight against climate change the same way they fight against coronavirus [...]

By |2020-09-01T14:34:02-04:00September 1st, 2020|Climate Change|

To mitigate climate change: does planting trees help?

 We have heard that planting trees – reforestation and afforestation – can control the adverse effects of climate change. Reforestation refers to replanting trees in a forest after a fire, development, and so on. Afforestation is the process of planting trees in the areas that were not previously forested. Trees inhale carbon dioxide, store it, [...]

By |2020-06-29T09:37:06-04:00June 29th, 2020|Climate Change|
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