Coal

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On this page: What is coal?How is coal formed?History of usage of coal. How is coal extracted? How do we use coal and why? What are coal reserves? Why should we be conservative in our use of coal?What can be …

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Natural Gas. How is it formed, extracted and used?

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Natural Gas What is natural gas? How is natural gas formed? History of usage of natural gas. How is natural gas extracted? How do we use natural gas and why? What are natural gas reserves? Why should we be conservative …

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Sea levels – Are they rising due to global warming?

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Are Sea levels rising due to global warming? Many scientists claim that man-made emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases have caused global temperatures to increase since the Industrial Revolution and will cause further increase in the 21stcentury, with numerous …

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Solar radiation causes Global Warming

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Global warming is caused by solar radiation, not by human activity. One often heard argument against human induced global warming goes as follows: Global warming is mostly the result of natural influences like variations in the climate system and variations …

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Human activities don’t cause Global Warming

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Human activities and Global Warming Are human activities responsible for global warming? Over the last century and a half global temperatures have risen steadily. Most scientists today believe that humans have caused this global warming by burning fossil fuels. Many also …

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Global Warming: Is our climate really warming?

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Global Warming: Is our climate really warming? Even today there are still many people who say they don’t believe in Global Warming. This amounts to saying “I don’t believe it’s raining” on a rainy day, simply because one refuses to …

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Natural Greenhouse Gas emissions and -sinks

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Natural Greenhouse Gas emissions and -sinks To what extent are humans responsible for Global Warming? Natural Greenhouse Gas like Carbon Dioxide and Methane existed in the atmosphere long before human beings ever walked the Earth. Swamps and wetlands are a …

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What would it cost to Stop Global Warming ?

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How much would it cost to stop Global Warming? The sooner we act, the cheaper it will be. Research, done by Sir Nicholas Stern, Head of the UK Government Economic Service, and a former Chief Economist of the World Bank, …

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Stop global warming: things each of us can do to help

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Things each of us can do to stop global warming Climate change is caused by humans. Most people think that’s rather terrible, but I think it’s terrific. If the warming was natural there would be nothing we could do to …

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Climate Change: Is Global Warming really bad?

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Climate Change: Is Global Warming really bad? If the planet has been continuously warming and cooling anyway, why would today’s global warming be worrisome, even if the climate change is due to human activity, you may wonder. The question is easy to …

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Carbon Dioxide: A Greenhouse Gas. How does it work?

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Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas. This means Carbon Dioxide traps heat from the sun in the atmosphere. Most of the time this is beneficial to us, because without greenhouse gases to trap heat, the planet would be a lot colder. 95% …

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