There are many ways humans can work together to stop global warming. One way is that you should walk, bike, take the subway or bus, or use other forms of public transportation. If fewer people in your community drove their cars, there would be less carbon dioxide emissions which would help to stop global warming.
Another thing your community can do is to use clean sources of energy such as wind power, solar energy, or water power. Eighteen states in America have developed ways to generate power through cleaner means such as water power and wind power. These states are: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Mexico, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Texas, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Iowa, Maryland, Minnesota, and New York. A clean energy standard could provide up to 20% of our electricity from clean sources by the year 2020, which would help not pollute our environment.
Private companies support and fund recycling programs. If you do a web search, you will find many organizations, businesses and people who want to slow global warming by using clean wind power through wind turbines.
All over America, communities are working towards cleaning up our environment. Individual cities have come together on the “Cool Cities Campaign” to make a commitment to stopping global warming. By signing the U.S. Mayor’s Climate Protection Agreement, they are pushing for smart energy solutions. Try to get your city involved!
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"A Campaign to Fight Global Warming." Lick Global Warming. 28 December 2006. http://www.lickglobalwarming.org
"Cool Cities Across America." Cool Cities Solving Global Warming One City at a Time. 13 January 2007. http://www.coolcities.com.us/
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