Average global temperatures are up by 1.8°F since 1880
Present CO2 levels are at their highest in 650,000 years
The arctic sea ice is shrinking at 13.2% per decade
Ice sheets are diminishing at 413 gigatonnes a year
Global sea levels are rising at 3.2 millimeters per year
– Source: NASA
This is the state of our home. And along with its rapidly worsening condition is our obligation to speed up our efforts to save it.
Thanks to improving capabilities and available technology, we are presented with a myriad of ways to contribute to this global mission. As a matter of fact, most—if not all—of these green solutions are win-win for both us and the world.
One such alternative is clean energy. It taps into the world’s existing resources and generates energy by working with natural movements and states. In effect, there are no wastes and energy flows in an efficient cycle that poses no harm to the Earth. Clean energy is fundamentally from the environment and for the environment.
The gains zoom past macro level into our everyday lives. Costs to power our workplaces, our leisure centers, and our homes significantly decrease with the use of clean energy. It is an investment with multifaceted returns.