Climate Change Guide

What is solar energy? -May 25, 2014

Solar energy is the radiant energy produced by the Sun. It has been looked upon as an important source of energy because of the vast amounts of energy that is made freely available, if harnessed by modern technology.

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What is energy resource? What are the kinds of energy resources?-May 25, 2014

The term energy resource refers to any material that can be used as a basis or source of energy. Energy resources are used to generate electricity and other forms of power for human use. There are two kinds of energy resources - Renewable Energy Resources and Non-Renewable Energy Resources.

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What is Ozone depletion? How does it affect our health?-May 25, 2014

Ozone depletion is the process where ozone holes are created in the ozone layer particularly over Antarctica and Arctic regions. Greenhouse gases (Methane, CO2, Nitrus Oxide, Chlorofluorocarbons) are believed to cause the ozone layer depletion.

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What can children do to stop climate change?-May 25, 2014

Some of the steps you can take to stop global warming are: (i) Turn off the lights when you leave a room (ii) Reduce the time to play video games or use computers, play outside (iii) Turn off electrical devices when not in use (iv)Plant a tree and make your own kitchen garden in flower pots.

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What is Climate Change? -May 25, 2014

Climate change refers to change (increase or decrease) in long term weather patterns such temperature, rainfall and snowfall. A warmer earth from global warming will lead to changes in rainfall patterns, a rise in sea level and a wide range of impacts on plants, humans and animals.

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What is Global Warming? -May 25, 2014

Global warming refers to the increase in the earth’s average temperature due to the greenhouse gases (Methane, CO2, Nitrous Oxide, Chlorofluorocarbons) in the atmosphere. Global warming leads to climate change.

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