In many places of the world, people are using CO2. Even though people are trying to help save the world, most people do not make a lot problem help the earth and create less CO2, reduce purchases, to use public transport, to eat organic foods, and not heat or cool homes as they often do normally.
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Hi my name is elisabetta and I’m from Italy. I am attending a school for building technicians, I’ll be a surveyor and I’m interested in sustainable architecture. With this kind of building you can save environment and costs
I think it is going to be the future in the building’s field. I would like to know what do you think about this topic.
Hi, I’m Davide, I live in Italy. My carbon footprint about transportation is very high because in my town there aren’t a lot of public transportation; there aren’t many buses, there aren’t underground stations and there is just one train. I live in the mountain and I use heating six months a year. People in my town use to recycle. I use electric energy and natural gas in my house, I haven’t got any solar panels. All cars work by petrol fuel and they pollute a lot! The mountain is cleanest than city! Have you got any suggestions to decrease my carbon footprint?
Hi , I’m Giorgio ,I live in a small town , the carbon footprint in the category of transportation is very high because there aren’t many public transport so people mostly use their personal car ,I think the mountain area where I live is quite polluted because the ski resorts can have a strong impact on the environment because people who go skiing every weekend provoke air pollution their cars.
In many places of the world, people are using CO2, especially the united states. Even though people try to help save the world, most people don’t do as much as they could. To get to help the earth and create less CO2, we can cut down on purchases, use public transportation, eat organic foods, and not heat or cool our homes as often as we normally do.
My name’s Y. I came from Oakland High School. I’m in Mr. Reinhardt’s biology class. After reading this, I think a city with low carbon transportation would look like that city would have many park, trees, and plant. A house have only a car and maybe a bicycle. Most people in that city will travel on feet, bicycle or community transportation such as the bus. Many house in the city have a little garden to growth vegetable, and fruit. People will eat more vegetable, fruit from their garden or from the market. This city will have low carbon because the trees will change most carbon into oxygen through photosynthesis. If people eat vegetable from their garden or from the market, the carbon that created from the transport food from other place to that city would be really low because there would be less transport foods from other place to that city. I would like to live in that city because people who live in that city would be really healthy.
My name is Sara, and I am from Houston Texas which is a pretty busy city that is constantly moving. The main mode of transportation in Houston is to drive. Well it is one of the biggest cities in the nation, and with everyone driving, we really pollute the air and add to global warming. I think it would help if we had more bus services to transport people or if we had trains or something like other big cities. For example, New york is huge, but they have metros and stuff. It would help if Houston did that too. If it does not work with the city planning then I think the city should promote buying eco friendly cars like hybrids. Hybrids help the environment and could help us reduce the polution we add to the air. The car might not even have to be a hybrid, but just having eco friendly cars in general could really help! Below i have posted a link that says what the most environmental friendly cars are.
Living in Texas you know its winter when you go to school bundled in sweatshirts and fuzzy socks. Now I know that 60 degrees Fahrenheit might not seem like much to those of you who live in constant cold climates but here in Texas it’s a big deal. Now in the winter season I want to be nice and warm. Doing this requires using a heater which can greatly increase your carbon footprint. This parlays into using the air conditioning when its hot in the summer. Both use a lot of energy and can be quite costly. That’s why in the winter I always make sure I have a good supply of warm clothing and blankets. Also if you have a fireplace that isn’t a gas fireplace (because they use a lot of energy) then you should really use that. I have found that my fireplace can defintely warm up a whole room and sometimes quicker than my heating system. Now when it is hot outside and you need to cool off try to use a small fan if you have one. You could also make a cool refreshing drink which i have found can always cool me off. Anyway the main point is to find ways to reduce your carbon footprint by reducing the energy use in your house. If you have other tips on saving energy please comment and share!
Founders of cities may find it challenging to properly plan and achieve their goals when setting up a sustainable organization, especially in urban cities. You may ask yourself, “What can my community do to increase the responsibility, actions, and opportunities to make a city green?” It’s simple. We all need to work together. If we all work together everyday to help our economic, cultural, and daily lives, then we can all come together to make a change in our cities and how they affect the atmosphere. Living in a very populated city, we could all start by walking or biking anywhere that we can. If this doesn’t work for you, then you can make a carpool with someone instead of individually polluting the Earth. Another thing that majorly affects our city is electricity. We should start our journey of change by starting with the little things. We should immediately unplug that cell phone when it’s finished charging. We could also turn off the lights when we aren’t using them. If everyone takes part then who knows? Maybe our cities may turn to solar power!
Our ideal city is a place where we want to live; it’s a place of choice. Many may think these changes are insignificant, but if we come together and make a change then think of the many lives you may be saving in the future! We have the ability to make our world a better place. The only necessity we need is to become motivated to help our Earth, the same place our descendents will live. They are our future. They will be affected by the choices that we make.