The main cause of global warming is broadly accept that mankind is causing global warming with the emission of greenhouse gases. Carbon dioxide and other air pollution that is collecting in the atmosphere like a thickening blanket, trapping the sun's heat and causing the planet to warm up. The largest source of carbon dioxide pollution in South Africa is the burning of low grade coal for our powered plants. Automobiles, are the second largest source, of CO2 emissions.
The bottom line is that mankind is living temporarily on Earth, meaning that humans need to treat Nature with respect. Be aware of the consequences from our lifestyles choices upon Nature. That there is generations to follow us here on Earth, we need to make a choice today to leave a “legacy” that our children, grandchildren will know that we cared enough for planet Earth for them to still live upon it.
Question: What can I do to help fight global warming?
A: Make a decision today to conserve energy. Do your part and make it a lifestyle for your family. Your children will learn more from what you do than what you say.
Question: Is it possible to cut power plant pollution?
A: Yes! By being more energy efficient in our homes and work places. Conserving energy/electricity will require less power, thus less coal burning at the power plants.
Question: What are the alternative power production options?
We need to phase out decade-old, coal burning power plants that currently generate our electricity. We need a mind shift to see what Nature has provided for Energy. We can increase our reliance on clean renewable energy sources such as wind and the sun.
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