This is a really unusual subject for me, I usually talk about simple things, everyday stuff and IT. But, I consider climate change is one of the biggest problems of our and future generations and I will express my thoughts about it. My ideas are based on ... well ... my ideas what I've heard from all overt the world in my 29 years of life, so no scientific or technical studies referenced in this article.
There are many contradictions, both in ideas and scientific proof, about climate change. One thing is sure though, that pollution is part of the reasons for ever rising temperatures. Also, I strongly believe, the human action in climate change is just an addition or "speed up" and not the cause of climate change.
Let's see what is happening ... all over the media there are reports about rising temperatures, the poles melting down, see level rising. As the media puts the problem, apocalypse is just around the corner. I don't believe we are in grave danger though, at least not on short term. For example, noone can explain why 2009 was the coldest year in the last 100 years. Yes, the average global temperature dropped pretty much in 2008 and 2009 and still, we are talking about warming.
I think the actual climate change we are all facing and observing is not about worming of the average annual global temperature, but a redistribution of the hot/cold zones on earth. And even this process is a natural one. There are different studies conducted in Antarctica which prove that CO2 density in the atmosphere is a periodical event. The hundreds of thousands of years ice examples proved it. It is like the Earth is breathing.
However the same study showed that human pollution of the atmosphere, ground, water and the uncontrolled deforestation is speeding up the process.
What can we, humans do? What should we do?
One thing is most probably sure. There is no way to stop the climate change or reverse it (at least not with current technology). All we can and should do is to protect what nature we have left, protect our planet, our air and soil ... in fact, protect our future. How can wee do that? It all has to start with personal responsibility for each and every of us. We, the simple, everyday people, are the ones who has to start the "revolution". We, the simple people, have to be aware of the danger and educate ourselves and our children and all future generations to protect our planet. If each of us (or at least most of us) would have a sense of responsibility we would not even have this "Blog Action Day" ... or at least not with this subject.
So, my proposal for everyone is, don't waste natural resources in your everyday life, buy and use eco-friendly products as much as you can, recycle everything you can. Obviously, one man can't change the world, but if each of us would use for example one lass plastic bag a month, we could save tons of waste.
Yeah, but what about the big corporations and heavy industry? What about them? They are inheritance from our previous generations, they did not even know about climate change when they put the bases of it. Can we blame them? Maybe, a little, but without them we would not be where we are today.
OK, that's all ... these are my thoughts about climate change, pollution and future of humanity.