I think we’re on the road to changing the world into a better place and reducing poverty in many places but I don’t think we can worldwide eradication of poverty by 2015. On endpoverty2015.org they have a lot of useful information on this topic
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Carbon dioxide is released when burning carbon-based fuels which include petrol and diesel in our cars, gas, oil, and coal in our homes, and jet fuels in planes. Too much CO2 released will lead to a climate change; therefore, it is important to find other sources of energy: wind energy, solar panels, and tidal power to name a few. How do these all work? Well, wind turns the propeller-like blades around on the rotor on the wind turbine which spins a generator to create electricity. Solar panels capture the light from the sun and convert it into energy that can be used by humans. Finally, tidal power is another energy source that uses the energy of the tides to create usable energy. Although it may be hard to use these alternates in some places, people should make an effort to use different sources of energy besides carbon-based fuels to reduce the amount of CO2 let off into the atmosphere.
While researching, I found that most countries source of energy was fossil fuel. 60% of most of the countries source of energy was fossil fuel. Naturally, we all know that burning fossil fuel increases greenhouse emissions. I found 2 alternative sources that are more likely, in my opinion, to succeed. The first would be solar power. The main reason for solar power would be that the sun is everywhere, and everyone could put solar panels on their roofs. The reason we don’t have it now is because it is expensive, but this should clear up in about a decade, as technology advances. The second would be ocean power. The main reason for this one is that the earth is over 70% water. The problem with this one is that it is also very expensive, and not nearly as developed as solar energy. It would take much longer than ten years before this could be used, but I think that it is definitely one of the better alternatives.
Hi everyone, my name is Andre, I am from Taiwan.
Clean,clean,clean! That’s what we need! I think it’s very important to have clean and safe energy. There are also different sustainable energy sources, like hydroelectricity, solar energy, wind energy, geothermal energy, and tidal power. I think we should use more sustainable energy, since it does not run out, unlike gasoline and coal. Shih men, a neighboring town near my house, are famous for its strong wind. So they have many windmills. Hydroelectricity is also a good example of clean energy. The Ming tan dam near the famous Sun Moon Lake makes 56% of Taiwan’s hydroelectricity. It is also a well-known tourism site. These are both examples of sustainable energy, but we need to use more of these renewable energy sources! We should focus on the energy sources that are clean and will never run out.
Hello, I’m Julie from Texas, and I go to St. Agnes Academy. I believe that in order to make the earth greener, everyone must contribute. One person can do absolutely everything that they possibly can, but what they do will never really help the world as much as they hope to. What is needed is everyone to do even just a little bit of recycling or caring for the earth, it would be a much cleaner and greener place.
Hello everybody, my name is Vincent I live in Pessac (France). I think it’s very important to find a clean energy for the future. because soon the earth’s resourses will be exhausted. I consumed 5704 Kg of CO2 per years. I try to do somes actions for that. In my country the average is 9471 Kg per years. We should develop solar energy, wind energy. In my country there are not enought clean energy, so many people use a polluant energy, (fioul, gas). I think the neigbour will be equipped of wind energy or solar energy for some houses.
When it comes to renewable energy, it is our consumption of oil which is letting out a lot of carbon dioxide when we burn it. Another problem with using oil is that it will soon run out, which we will be a huge problem for the world since we are so dependent on it.
But the less oil there is, the more expensive it will become, and so instead of being the cheapest and most efficient source of energy, it will become one of the more expensive ones. This will make renewable energy sources such as others have mentioned wind, water and solar energy, more preferable.
Another note: by tapping into our natural, renewable energy sources, we create a new, clean energy industry with a lot of room for jobs. More education world-wide on clean energy would contribute to world education, and prepare individuals for a specific career.