Everyone concentrating to the problems related to terrorism, corruption etc.  But there is one of the dangerous problems “Global warming” about which we need to think and take action otherwise we may miss this chance too.

Carbon dioxide and other gases warm the surface of the planet naturally by trapping solar heat in the atmosphere. This is a good thing because it keeps our planet habitable. However, by burning fossil fuels such as coal, gas and oil and clearing forests we have dramatically increased the amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere and temperatures are rising.

We’re already seeing changes. Glaciers are melting, plants and animals are being forced from their habitats, and the number of severe storms and droughts is increasing.

There is no doubt we can solve this problem. In fact, we have a moral obligation to do so. Small changes to your daily routine can add up to big differences in helping to stop global warming. The time to come together to solve this problem is now.

Your actions to reduce global warming can extend beyond how you personally reduce your own emissions. We all have influence on our schools, workplaces, businesses, and on society through how we make purchases, invest, take action, and vote.

We are all contributors to global warming and we all need to be part of the solution.

Here are some ways in which a person can contribute to solve this big problem.

Recycle more

You can save 2,400 pounds of carbon dioxide

per year by recycling just half of your household

waste.

Use less hot water

It takes a lot of energy to heat water. Use less

hot water by installing a low-flow showerhead

(350 pounds of CO2 saved per year) and

washing your clothes in cold or warm water

(500 pounds saved per year).

Avoid products with a lot

of packaging

You can save 1,200 pounds of carbon dioxide if

you cut down your garbage by 10%.

Drive less

Walk, bike, carpool or take mass transit more

often. You’ll save one pound of carbon dioxide

for every mile you don’t drive!

Change a light

Replacing one regular light bulb with a compact

fluorescent light bulb will save 150 pounds of

carbon dioxide a year.

Check your tires

Keeping your tires inflated properly can

improve gas mileage by more than 3%. Every

gallon of gasoline saved keeps 20 pounds of

carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere!

Adjust your thermostat

The simple adjustment of moving your

thermostat down just 2 degrees in winter and

up 2 degrees in summer could save you about

2,000 pounds of carbon dioxide a year.

Plant a tree

A single tree will absorb one ton of carbon

dioxide over its lifetime.

Turn off electronic devices

Simply turning off your television, DVD player,

stereo and computer when you’re not using

them will save you thousands of pounds of

carbon dioxide a year.

Try Meatless Mondays

Skipping meat one day per week would help

save over 35,000 gallons of water. Cutting meat

out of your diet entirely would help save 5,000

lbs of carbon emissions per year.

Unplug

Unplugging hair dryers, phone charges, toaster

ovens and power cords when not in use can

save up to 20% on home energy use.

–>One thing i want to share with you that i through wrappers or polythene in dustbin only not anywhere outside because it looks bad , avoid using polythene whenever possible.

this thing i learned from my friend Ankit , mechanical engineering student in the same college. One day we went to beach in a group of 8 friends I thrown a wrapper beside beach then Ankit suddenly took that wrapper in the bag to through it later, then i decided to not through wrappers again outside . So please try to adopt these habits and spread to friends as much as you can.

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