Mitigation Strategies and Solutions for Global Warming Essay

2087 Words Jul 15th, 2010 9 Pages
Mitigation Strategies and Solutions for Global Warming
By Julie Purvis
June 13, 2010
SCI 275

Mitigation Strategies and Solutions for Global Warming page 2 Take a look at the world around us and think what it may look like in 20 years. Every day this environment is changing and not always for the better. Things we do in everyday life are destroying our environment. For instance, driving cars, using electricity from coal-fired powerplants, or heating our homes with oil or natural gas, all have devastating affects on our environment. One of those affects is global warming. There are people who dispute the effects of global warming, but scientist have proven that levels
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Sustainability is the continual effort to meet the needs of the present generation without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs by working toward a healthy environment. My plan is developed with the idea that each and every one of us is responsible for global warming and we all need to do our part to prevent it.
Sustainability Plan for Julie Purvis Actions ItemsIn order of | Action Steps | Time Line | Alternative energy sources | I will reduce the amount of pollutants in the air by relying on solar or wind power. | On going | Recycled Material | I will use only recycled materials and paper products, so I will not be reasonable for the cutting sown of trees. | On going | Trees | I will plant trees on my property to help reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the air. | Month 1 | CFC’s | I will limit my use of appliances or compounds which produces CFCs. | On going | Reduce greenhouse gases | I will either walk bike, carpool, or ride mass transit to help reduce the amount of greenhouse gases that are in the air. | On going | There are many benefits and challenges with my sustainability plan. The benefits include a healthier me and environment. When I reduce the amount of pollutants that are in my home and environment, I will have less of a problem with my allegories. I will be able to sleep better, which will leave me with more

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