How can we help stop climate change in our own little ways? Here are 16 eco-friendly tips on how to stop climate change from progressing further.
With a thorough corresponding reckoning — we, the common humanity, have been currently wrestling in control not only with the unfortunate emergence but also its notable rapid ascent. The insurmountable take off of the global warming or climate change situation is here to stay only if we do not do something about it, not tomorrow or later in the day — but “Today.”
Wherefore what does it snap up to stop climate change? What does it snaffle to somehow fully impede and thwart its fast growth in order for us humans and the generations to come can live a healthier, longer life?
Evidence of Climate Change
What is the evidence of climate change? Here are the indicators:
- The unfortunate deforestation due to forest fires worldwide. A massive wildfire on the Amazon, California, etc.
- More and more natural calamities are on the rise. They get severe each time.
- The increased uncontrollable droughts all over the world.
- Extremes in temperature and weather.
- Rapid loss of ice in the north pole.
- Heat waves.
Climate change implies an unfortunate long-term shift in the world’s temperatures and its corresponding weather patterns. It’s the humanity themselves perhaps is the ultimate culprit. Human lives and health are at risk. We will face the colossal impact of climate change on human health, the air, and food security.
5 Things You can Do To Help
You can help stop climate change by doing the following simple things as an individual or citizen.
- Help save our planet. Continuously join tree planting and other related activities.
- Be a good abiding citizen and be an educated, decent wildlife warrior.
- Be an advocate for preserving the ecosystems and all living things.
- Buy and support the eco-friendly products in the market.
- Be earth friendly. Be eco-friendly and save the humanity.
16 Eco-Friendly Tips on How to Stop Climate Change
In our small ways as individuals or families, we can do the following things to help stop climate change from progressing.
1. Buy air con and refrigerator with inverter to save on electricity
Works for me, my family and siblings. Purchase fridge or refrigerator with built-in inverter and auto-defrost features. It cuts our monthly electric bills into half. Hence, it’s pocket friendly indeed.
2. Drink natural fruit juice, shakes, smoothies
Have fresh fruits shakes and smoothies with the family at home when the weather is hot so the blender usage is only on a very minimal level. Or you can always have a fresh fruit juice using cold water in your fridge.
3. Diligently plant fruit trees in your garden
Grow your own strawberries and grapes in small pots. You may even plant calamansi, oranges, mandarin, papaya, apples in big pots.
4. Minimize the use of electric appliances
Use your gas range or gas stove more often than electric appliances e.g. electric stove, electric water heater, rice cooker, coffee maker, waffle maker, microwave, hot and cold water dispenser etc. Use these power-hungry appliances for emergency only.
Grill fish and meats outside of the house using indigenous or renewable materials rather than cooking them on electric appliances.
5. Use low wattage lights and appliances
Always purchase and use only the very low wattage lights and appliances. A 5 to 7-watt light bulb is advisable for the bathroom, stockroom, garage, and an overnight light in the garden or in the backyard. These bulbs consume very little electricity. It works for my family all these years.
6. Buy solar light bulbs for outdoor use
Go for solar bulb lights for outdoors like your garden, backyard, porch, and garage as it only consumes electricity direct from the sunlight itself.
7. Focus on producing your own food
Grow your own vegetables and herbs in your garden. You may plant vegetables in your garden in small pots. You can beautify your kitchen too with healthy herb plants like basil, celery, parsley, chili, jalapeno, etc.
8. Engage in more activities outdoors
Have outdoor activities more often and unplug appliances when you and your family go out.
9. Turn off the lights when not in use
If you are not using home appliances and electronics, turn it off. When you are eating meals in the kitchen, turn off your lights, appliances, e-tablet, X-box, mp3, ps3, laptop and computer in your bedroom. When you go outside to the garden, turn the electricity consuming gadgets off.
10. Promote plant-based products
Promote plant-based products. Patronize organic foods and organic products.
12. Harvest and use rainwater
Properly using the rain water by simply recycling it with your watering the plants, your carwash, bathing your pets, cleaning the pets house, garage, living room carpet, house curtains, rags on the floor, your floor mop, etc. Doing so will reduce the need for electricity to extract underground water or fill the water tanks with water from lower levels.
Ideally, you may have a huge water tank so rain will automatically flow on it, or a drum for this will do.
13. Turn off appliances
You may likewise turn off your fridge, coffeemaker, waffle maker, oven, toaster, and your water dispenser at nighttime and then turn it on again when you wake up early in the morning.
14. Unplug appliances
Unplug appliances from kitchen and living room outlets when you go to bed e.g. fans, fridge, water dispenser, water heater, tv, radio, laptop, computers, etc. Plugging them in consumes electricity even when not in use. Doing so reduces your utility bills.
15. Buy solar panels
Buy solar panel for all your indoor appliances and save on electricity.
16. Open windows
Open all your windows in the morning so you will have a natural light and a fresh air all over your house.
The recent increase in the temperature on earth is causing higher rise in sea water level, storms, drought, floods, quakes, wildfires, and all other extreme weather. The increasing extreme warm weather in the north and south poles near the Europe and American continents has been resulting in a greater sea ice loss and permafrost.
The notable environmental change in the highland mountains, below the deep blue sea and its coral reefs and the Arctic region is relatively what’s pushing many species to move and eventually become extinct because they can only adapt to their home base. The climate change unfortunately threatens the lives of many people because of food and water scarcity.
Hence, let’s all help together and save the earth, our one and only planet, for our children and the next generations. Help stop climate change in its tracks.
Follow the 16 ways on how to stop climate change in our own small way.
5 Recommendations to Help Stop Climate Change
- Topmost, immediate improvement on its governance and the community engagement on this endeavor for earth is highly essential.
- Constant prayers directly to God alone. And seek the counsel of Christian pastors.
- Plan for and use efficient conservation and policies, environment restoration projects and other related initiatives.
- Use the tools on financing these projects and fundraising to access its funding.
- Hire pragmatic scientists and environmental specialists.
Helpful Bible Verses
And I brought you into a plentiful country to eat the fruit thereof and the goodness thereof; but when you entered, ye defiled My land, and made Mine heritage an abomination.Jeremiah 2:7
And great earthquakes shall be in diverse places, and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven.Luke 21:11
The fourth angel poured out his bowl on the sun, and it was allowed to scorch people with fire. They were scorched by the fierce heat, and they cursed the name of God who had power over these plagues. They did not repent and give Him glory.Revelation 16:8-9
For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famine and earthquakes in various places.Matthew 24:7
If My people who are called by My Name humble themselves, and pray and seek My face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.2 Chronicles 7:14
We have a very loving, forgiving Father in heaven who sees everything from above and awaits for you to call on Him and pray constantly.
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