Global Warming And Deforestation: The Environment And The Environment

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Global Warming is a dilemma that has been problem for many years. A gradual increase in average temperature of the Earth’s atmosphere and its oceans, a change that is believed to be permanently changing the Earth’s climate (). In addition, deforestation has become a problem due to the business trying to construct buildings or new cities. Deforestation is clearing Earth 's forests on a massive scale, often resulting in damage to the quality of the land (). These two issues go hand-in-hand harming the environment at a global scale. Although these problems are occurring, there are individuals to groups up to the government trying to assess both theses complications. Global Warming and deforestation are a major problem in today’s generation. Many …show more content…
The problem is that many wildlife habitats and natures lands are being destroyed at an alarming rate. As a reader, you may be asking what the reason for this issue is. Forests are cut down for many reasons, but most of them are related to money or to people’s need to provide for their families. The biggest driver of deforestation is agriculture. Farmers cut forests to provide more room for planting crops or grazing livestock (). It may seem that deforestation is helping us grow crops for our survival but soon, we are going to run out of trees which give out oxygen. Through my experience, I have encountered an interest group whose goal is specifically fund raise to try and stop deforestation. They informed me that the cause of this are businesses buying the land and trying to make buildings for their …show more content…
Greenpeace, as mention in the previous paragraph, have join to help eliminate this problem. They stated their goal, “we challenge destructive industries to change their practices, and we inspire consumer action to demand that our food, paper and timber products aren 't linked to forest destruction ().” Greenpeace has then achieve some of their goals with [d]eforestation of the Amazon for soya and beef has significantly reduced due to the soya (). It is satisfying to see Greenpeace try to preserve the planet as it is the one planet we have. Another group that is also trying to fight against this issue is Forest 500. Forest 500 gave companies recognition with their performance that they are acting towards the issue. For example, they gave Nestlé high marks for its transparency, reporting and overall forest policy (). This method shows that many other companies, beside the ones that strictly focus on deforestation, care about the environment. Deforestation would hurt their company since companies like these rely on the forest for resources. The planet has a lot of resources and the only one that is destroying it is man. Global warming has been occurring for many years. As human beings, our cars and transportation are keys to getting to a certain destination much quicker and efficient. In my opinion, a better alternative would be to carpool and/or use electric/hybrid vehicles.

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