Sunday, 24 May 2015

Thursday, 21 May 2015

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Today's Astonishing Fact

Between 15 to 20% of the large nature reserves in southern reserves in southern Africa would experience a change in biome or habitat type under different climate change scenarios 

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Monday, 18 May 2015

Sunday, 17 May 2015

Wednesday, 13 May 2015

Today's Fact

Today's Astonishing Fact:
200,000 mobile phones are thrown away every year. It's better to give them to charities which dispose of them properly and recycle them

Monday, 11 May 2015

Today's Astonishing Fact

Today's Astonishing Fact:
CO2 levels in the atmosphere were the highest they have ever been in the history of the Earth in March 2015

Sunday, 10 May 2015

Today's Astonishing Fact

Today's Astonishing Fact:
50% of the world's trees have been cut down in the past 200 years

One Good Idea

I apologise for my absence over the past few days, our campaign, of which this blog was a key element, was entered into the 1 good idea competition. I'm delighted to tell you that we won the junior category of that competition. With this said, the blog will continue into the foreseeable future

Thursday, 7 May 2015

Astonishing Fact

Today's Astonishing Fact:
The CO2 concentration change in the last century would have normally taken 10-20 thousand years

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Today's Astonishing Fact

Even things as simple as turning off a light bulb when you leave the room or switching off an appliance at the plug

Today's Astonishing Fact:
For every unit of electrity we use, we put 3/4 kg of CO2 into the atmosphere

Monday, 4 May 2015

Astonishing Fact

Oil used in home heating is one of the biggest contributors to our carbon footprint in our daily lives

Today's Astonishing Fact:
Per gallon of home heating oil there is 10.15 kg of CO2 put into the atmosphere

Sunday, 3 May 2015

Today's Fact

Our paper needs are fueled by rain forests and forests around the world. Millions of Trees are cut down yearly for paper

Today's Astonishing Fact:
The Amazon Rainforest is cut down at a rate of 40 football fields a minute

Dear Future Generations

I've posted this link before, but this is one of the best YouTube videos I've seen on climate change and it deserves a second share
A singer songwriter on YouTube called PrinceEA recently traveled to Africa, where he witnessed forests being cut down at an astonishing rate. This inspired him to write a song about it, looking back at now a days and what we could have done to stop global warming while we had the chance. He talks directly to Future Generations about how he's sorry for polluting the earth so badly. If you would like to view his YouTube song click here

Saturday, 2 May 2015

Today's Astonishing Fact

The food we eat is transported by air, water and ground. The amount of Carbon Dioxide put into the atmosphere by the transport of our food is known as food miles

Today's Astonishing Fact:
An average person's diet puts 7kg of CO2 into the atmosphere daily

Friday, 1 May 2015

Today's Astonishing Fact

One of the best tips we can give is to try and cycle or walk whenever possible. Cars run on fossil fuels which put more and more CO2 into the atmosphere

Today's Astonishing Fact:
For every litre of petrol you use you put 2 kilograms of CO2 into the atmosphere

Energy Saving Compressed Cans

When buying deodorant look out for the compressed ring around the can. You get the same value for money but less packaging and aluminium has been used in making the can. This means less damage is being done to our Earth