Environment

THE ENVIRONMENT
Causes of Environmental Problems
• excessive emissions of greenhouse gases, e.g carbon dioxide
• chemical and industrial waste
• emissions from cars and planes
• improper dumping of household waste
• overuse of non-renewable fossil fuels
• genetic modification
• over-consumption
• over-urbanisation
Solutions to Environmental Problems
• recycling
• using renewable sources of energy, e.g solar heating, wind-farms
• replanting trees
• cutting carbon emissions
• cleaner waste disposal
• sustainable consumption and development
• buying products with less packaging
• buying organic products
• buying products made from recycled material/renewable sources
• using natural remedies as alternative medicine