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The men have always emitted CO2 to the atmosphere, in fact, every time we exhale. But something happen that made men to triplicate (or more) the emission of CO2 and GHG (Greenhouse gases) to the environment: Energy sources like carbon and oil, used in the industries, since the 2 nd period of Industrial Revolution. First, with carbon for energy the water steam motor, and then the oil, and then full oil combustion, and. well, today. Every time you start your car you're producing a lot more CO2 that you should normally emit. And other gases too, like methane, produced by all the trash and chemical waste, or CFC (Chlorofluorocarbons), produced by the refrigerators or aerosols.
Greenhouse Effect top
Joseph Fourier in 1824 raised the theory of the Greenhouse Effect. but, what the hack is the Greenhouse effect?
The theory consist that some gases, like oxygen and nitrogen do not "absorb" the Sun's heat, but gases like carbon dioxide (CO2) do. These gases are the so called GHG (Greenhouse gases). The problem is that all that GHG accumulated in the atmosphere absorb a lot of the heat that arrive Earth, and the rest to surface. Well, all that energy in the GHG is moved inside and outside of the Earth, and when a lot of that heat is moved to the inside, is called "Greenhouse Effect".
If the emissions don't stop soon, the planet is going to absorb all the heat, and "shoot" it into the surface, causing Global Warming, or the GHG is going to cover the entire atmosphere, causing Global Dimming. The climate is a chain, if a factor is changed, it will be change for completely.
Skeptic people top
There is a lot of people that thinks this change is just a "causality" ("cause and effect") or a coincidence that all that CO2 and GHG is accumulated in the atmosphere, that men is just half-guilty for what's happening right now, because climate or weather is a too big system for be affected by the human. Finally is the person that thinks the climate is so fragile that just a little change in one of the gases in the atmosphere can be catastrophic. But this doesn't really matters, because is a fact that people must decrease the CO2 and GHG emissions. Look: since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, the CO2 emissions have increased 100 ppm (Parts-per million) in just 100 years. Aren't you convinced? Well, other thing: Almost 70% of GHG is just water steam, and almost all people are convinced that water steam is inoffensive. We are just informing people of the real problem that Climate Change is causing now. Please, help, is easy, and you even save a lot of money.
Scientifics and Climate Change top
Maybe you have read that the scientists are not absolutely sure about the Climate Change, but the truth is that every institute that actually study about the climate is in agreement that climate is changing. Is almost impossible now that a scientist say that is 100% sure about the Climate Change is going to destroy the world, but all are in agreement that is actually dangerous. The facts that are not totally verified are: the temperature that the Earth is actually going to have and the zones are going to flood, because is pretty hard to determine.
The human is actually affecting the climate, but we still don't know if the world is getting warm or cold. We have to stop the gas emissions and energy consuming before the Clime Change effects increase more. If you want some good tips to know how to help stop Climate Change, go to 'Solutions' page, there you will know how to: Decrease your CO2 emissions, save energy, use new types of energy and products (like hybrid cars) that will decrease emissions and energy-waste, and more information about how to help. If you follow some of our advices, you will be helping to save the world (and saving lots and lots of money too).