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Global Warming - Solutions

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There are many solutions to reduce the amount of green house gases in the atmosphere, which causes Global Warming. A main culprit for global warming is the use of CFC's (chlorofluorocarbons). If the use of CFC's was reduced, the number of greenhouse gases will be reduced by a great deal (however there are many other thing that cause dramatic amounts of greenhouse gases including carbon dioxide and nitrous oxide). The items that contain CFC's are regular house hold items, but they can have a devastating effect on the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. They are found in aerosols, plastic foam and fridges. However now that the scientists have a greater knowledge on the effect of CFC's the government had banned the selling of objects with CFC's in; and also great care is needed when disposing of older items containing CFC's e.g. ...read more.

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However this may cause problems such as Brazil wanting money from logging and mining etc. therefore trees will need to be cut down. To overcome this problem though sustainable forestry could be taken into consideration, where for every tree cut down one or even two new trees are planted. The best way of reducing the output of carbon dioxide is to reduce the amount of fuel which being burnt, by exploring other ways of producing energy such as using wind turbines or solar panels. Encouraging people to become more energy efficient helps too, by buying washing machines, refrigerators and other machines that are more energy efficient. Newer washing machines consume a third of the amount of energy compared to the models made 15 years ago. ...read more.

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There should be more emphasis on the dangers of Global warming and how devastating it could eventually be. CFC's are the most effective of all the greenhouse gases and products contain it need to be abolished. Britain has introduced a law stating that the selling of CFC products is illegal; this idea should be introduced world wide though. For example large LEDC counties like China and India need to be educated and persuaded by financial incentive to adopt the measures used in Britain to reduce Global Warming. If all the solutions that I have mentioned were taken into consideration the amount of greenhouse gases will reduce by a vast amount. This responsibility is down to the governments of the world and international governments like the UN, who can make countries lower their emission of greenhouse gases and help to stop Global Warming. ...read more.

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