Climate change

National Winning Video 1st – Stop Talking… Start Acting

submitted by Class 203 St Ignatius College GSS Blata l-Bajda for Climate change
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A group of students decided that it's time to take action.  This video clip showed what the students did and what can be done also at home to reducing wastage of water and electricity.



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Initiative on climate change

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Climate change means the variation in a long term change on the earth’s global climate, weather patterns or in regional climate over time. Climate change is a global problem, and yet each one of us has the power to make a difference. Even small changes in our daily behavior can help prevent greenh The earth’s atmosphere traps heat from the sun’s rays before it escapes back into space. This process is known as the “green house effect” which enables planet earth to have a climate that sustains life. In the late 1980’s scientist where already expressing concern on the earth’s climate which was changing in an unparalleled manner. These scientist described this change to the excessive use of fossil fuels by human begins to generate energy because this meant that vast amounts of gases, such as carbon dioxide, which were being released into the atmosphere.



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Do green cars have a future in Malta?

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This article is related to 'green cars' in Malta. What is the future of these cars? What is the availability in Malta? You can find a reserach study to show more practical results about green cars available in Malta.



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Let the wind do the work

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Recently, a lot of awareness has been created about renewable energy. This eco-friendly source of energy is being used much more now than in the past, and is thought to be an ideal replacement for fossil fuels, since these are running out. There is quite a long list of advantages of renewable energy over the burning of the fossil fuels. Renewable energy doesn't pollute the environment and the elements that give us energy aren’t finite. Despite of all the advantages of renewable energy, there are a number of disadvantages. These are rarely mentioned and there isn’t much awareness from the negative aspect. Wind turbines, for example are an eyesore, and even if they are put out on sea, they disturb the natural habitat on the seabed. Wind turbines are also the cause of a great number of deaths of small birds, as well as of the occasional falcon or other birds of prey. All in all renewable energy is a great replacement for fossil fuels, even though it has some disadvantages



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The World is Killing Me!

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Pollution is the introduction of toxins into an environment that causes harm or discomfort to the ecosystem example plants, animals, etc..  As an example of pollution in Malta, we are taking into consideration our local public transport.



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Pollution Fighter

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Pollution is a very big problem in the world. It causes a lot of damage to the environment, even to the air we breathe. This is very dangerous. Factories and cars (and all vehicles that run on gas) are our biggest problem. Factories cause a lot of pollution and pollute the air badly. The factories' chimneys release a lot of poisonous fumes that can cause asthma and lung cancer.



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Our world changing as we know it today

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Look at the world around us. As the years pass, the temperature rises thus the air around us gets warmer. With the greater demand for electricity, more fossil fuels are burnt to produce enough electricity for us to live comfortably and have a luxurious life. Fossil fuels such as natural gases, when burnt emit gases like sulfur dioxide and carbon dioxide into our atmosphere which are increasing the green house effect.



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‘Please help save the world.’

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The call from all generations was clear: ‘Please help save the world’, as the biggest climate change summit in history COP15, opened in Copenhagen on December 7th 2009. All around the world, global warming has become an international problem which if, all generations won’t act together, will cause disasters and hazards across the world.



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Another Type of Pollution in Malta

submitted for Climate changeEnergy
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Pollution is the introduction of toxins into an environment that causes harm or discomfort to the ecosystem like plants, animals and also human beings. In Malta one example which is really harming our lives is if our Maltese Power Station situated in Marsa is ever going to change!



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