Climate and Health

Although global warming may bring some localized benefits, such as fewer winter deaths in temperate climates and increased food production in certain areas, the overall health effects of a changing climate are likely to be overwhelmingly negative. Climate change affects social and environmental determinants of health like clean air, safe drinking water, sufficient food and …

Who Is Afraid of Climate Change?

What do you fear? People are moved to action by their fears. Sometimes our fears lurk at the edge of our consciousness, and then are brought into sharp focus by events. Dying oceans, polluted lakes and streams, unsafe drinking water in major cities, catastrophic hurricanes, severe drought and wildfires, and an increase in the severity …

Climate Change: Its Ill-Effects on Health

The temperature increase in the atmosphere is more specifically referred to as global warming. But the climate change is the term currently favored by scientists, as it explicitly includes not only Earth’s increasing global average temperature, but also the climate effects caused by this increase. Any gas, which has the property of absorbing infrared radiation …

5 Key Advantages of Natural Ventilation Systems in Buildings

All buildings, whether residential or commercial,require adequate ventilation in order to protect the health of occupants in regular circumstances as well as in emergency situations such as fires or other contaminations of the air. There are several types of ventilation systems, with the two main ones currently in use being natural ventilation and mechanical ventilation. …

The Amazing Benefits of Renewable Energy for Our Society

Most people are aware of the terms “global warming” and “greenhouse gases”. They are in the news often and in fact, this generation has been brought up very aware of recycling campaigns, waste reduction and, of course, renewable energy. Renewable energy is becoming a buzz word and many global companies are adopting renewable technologies. This …

How to Cool Global Warming

The earth is heating up at an accelerating rate. This heat could cause more droughts, forest fires and economic collapse. Many reports give mankind less than a hundred years before we reach a point of no return. One way to cool off the planet is to put sulfur dioxide into the earth’s stratosphere. This gas …