It is how ever a significant problem, concerning all our governments, the UN and the WHO to name but a few. It’s the cause of the decade and the world is slowly realising how polluted we have made our planet become, Hollywood celebrities are actively promoting Green organisations. Our environment and the people who live in it are hurt by pollution, just watch the news and see the chaos, suffering and social problems that it causes.
There are a wide range of pollutants we are using to pollute our planet, the worst are probably the chemicals, but we have heat, light and noise pollution to add to the list.
Pollution with a point source is one form of source of pollution and the other is non point source. An individual source of pollution that can be detected quite easily is referred to as point source. Smaller, single areas are affected by this type, while non-point source is noticeable in bigger areas. Water bodies are impacted quite often by non point pollution, and nothing will reverse the damage done, since it is so serious.
If you think we can reverse pollution by returning to a natural way of life, then I’m afraid it’s too late. Pollution has existed since fire was first discovered, along with grinding metal. Throughout history human endeavour has created as a by product pollution. At first the effects were trivial compared to the vastness of nature and the damage due to human action could be arrested. With time, pollution increased slowly as society developed.
A study of history finds that pollution increased whenever the use of metals shot up, and that there was a slowing in pollution during the middle ages when social advancement was very little. Wherever there were large numbers of people, though, like in urban centers, there was still pollution. The effect of population growth and industry advances was a growing negative impact on nature. Pollution became even worse, and its effects more visible, so it was only a matter of time before people began to pay attention. One of the legacies of the industrial revolution is environmental pollution.
Between the ninth and thirteenth centuries, Arabic writing already showed that pollution existed. It is not simply a product of the last few centuries, as many people assume. Pollution became an increasingly popular reason as the negative effects of nuclear tests following World War II became extensively known. In excess of eight thousand men and women were killed when London was the victim of a great smog in 1952. This triggered legislation which targeted coal and other sources of power which caused pollution.
Our relentless yearning to use energy, and the pollution that comes with it, made people realize it could be the ruin of nature. Eventually, the search for sustainable energy sources started, in the hope that it was still possible to clean up the environment. Other energy sources are avidly being searched for since people are basically enslaved by energy. The energy sources that are being sought will be benign in regards to the environment and in unlimited supply.
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If you love to read but hate the resources used to make a book consider buying a Kindle or other electronic devise for eco friendly reading.
The Kindle offers a lot! It is portable, stores a number of books (1,500 in one model) and convenient.
Though the price of several hundred dollars may seem a bit high at first, over the long run the costs savings on books adds up and the impact to our environment is huge.
One thing I love about this eco friendly devise is how fast it delivers your books! If you see one you like and order it, it delivers your book in under 60 seconds. Amazon has close to 400,000 books that are kindle ready.
If you love to read the Kindle is an excellent eco friendly reading choice.
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