Skip to main content

Responding to UN Climate Change Instagram Posts

Responding to UN Climate Change Instagram Posts

This work appears in an official document of the United Nations published in the United States prior to 17 September 1987

“The mission and work of the United Nations are guided by the purposes and principles contained in its founding Charter,” The United Nations says on their website. They also have a popular Instagram page; in this post we will respond to posts on their climate change account, as this is a climate blog.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CCtZXiIndn1/

“62% of European citizens would support a ban on short-distance flights to fight climate change.”

Airplanes have a detrimental effect on our climate. They are the most convenient way of travel for long-distance flights, but unnecessary for short distance. Instead, governments should improve funding for efficient public transportation such as trains and buses.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CCdySFSnI0V/

“‘What We’ve Seen Through This Pandemic Is That the Environment, When It Is Given a Chance, Will Clean Itself Up.’ Inger Anderson”

Nature has rebounded at an incredible rate during the coronavirus pandemic. We’ve discussed the environmental impact of COVID-19 and you can read about it by clicking here. When the economy shut down, ecosystems improved. It’s our species’ responsibility to allow nature to rebound at the same time as the economy advances.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CCTrK93Hhzp/

“(Sydney, Australia is) 100% powered by renewable energy.”

Sydney has led the world and will set an example of what a clean city looks like. Running on clean energy will help prevent climate catastrophes as Australia faces natural disasters such as wildfires. Hopefully, other cities, and even countries, will follow Sydney’s example.

https://www.instagram.com/p/CCD0rbAnySN/

“Misinformation is dangerous

Take care before you share”

At EarthPlex, we strive to keep our information accurate. We cite our sources from each site we learn information from that we use to teach our readers. If you see any misinformation, contact us by clicking this link

https://www.instagram.com/p/CBFrKbYHRWx/

“THIS IS NOT ABOUT 2050

IT’S ABOUT TODAY”

Many studies regarding climate change discuss the potential devastation we could see in the future. The effects of climate change will get worse, yes, but we have already witnessed oceans devouring land and even climate-related casualties. Change starts now.

EarthPlex has Instagram too! Follow our Instagram account by clicking this link. Get notified when we post about environmental topics with our free mailing list.


Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Climate Change - The Basics

Climate Change - The Basics
Definition:We are in a climate crisis, but what does that mean?Like we did when exploring the meaning of eco-friendly, we're going to dissect the word. Climate is the weather in an area over an extended period of time.
Climate change is when long-term weather patterns shift, hence climate change. Temperatures gradually rise, which could, and has begun to, cause great destruction.
Effects:Climate change, sometimes referred to as global warming, has destroyed ecosystems. According to the World Wildlife Fund, “Populations of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians have, on average, declined by 60% between 1970 and 2014, the most recent year with available data.” Fewer species roam the wild because of mankind’s actions, and the people who cause it pay the smallest price.NASA has observed the effects of climate change from space. They have seen rising sea levels, wildfires, melting ice caps, and a whole lot more. Earth is changing rapidly, but what exact…

Double Trouble: The Fujiwhara Effect

Double Trouble: The Fujiwhara Effect By Mahir Hossain, age 14
Hurricanes. A spiral of destruction with catastrophic winds, heavy downpour, and lightning strikes that can split cable lines and trees in half. Many have experienced the damaging effects of hurricanes in Latin America and the Southern United States, but what if there were two spirals of destruction, or worse, what if they were to collide? The rare phenomenon has already materialized in Louisiana and Texas amongst other states who encountered the storm’s wrath. So exactly how does the Fujiwhara effect work? 
The phenomenon is named after Sakuhei Fujiwhara, a Japanese meteorologist who was highly encapsulated with works of vortices, rotation, and other factors that contributed to such natural disasters. Although he put most of his time into the development of hurricane research, his findings of double vortices while studying at the Meteorological College of Japan was very intriguing to other meteorologists who tried to compreh…

Beyond Meat and the Environment

Beyond Meat and the EnvironmentBurgers are a staple of the American diet. Billions of them are consumed each year. Sadly, meat production requires energy, water, and land. Agriculture, especially with cattle, is really bad for the Earth. We all love burgers, but we don’t want to feel guilty eating them. That’s where Beyond Meat comes in. Beyond believes that “there is a better way to feed the planet.” So, do they have a better way to feed the planet? Well, yes, depending on what you consider better. At EarthPlex, we consider the better option to be the one that is more sustainable. You may be wondering, What is my Big Mac doing to destroy the world? Well, Brian, red meat uses a lot of water in the production process, requires farming land, and methane from cattle digestion pumps tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Now you may be wondering, How can one company fix all of these problems? Well - let’s  make you Jill - Beyond doesn’t make meat like most companies do; instead, they…

The Environmental Impact of Phineas and Ferb's Creations

‌The Environmental Impact of Phineas and Ferb's CreationsI saw the trailer for Phineas and Ferb: Candace Against the Universe about a week ago, and I'm so excited to watch it. Unfortunately, it's only available on Disney Plus, so I'll either subscribe or use the free trial. The trailer got me thinking about my childhood obsession with Phineas and Ferb. Then I wondered, how do they have the resources to build all of these things?, and do they reuse the materials, or do Dr. Doofenshmirtz's inators cause them to buy new stuff every time Phineas says, "Ferb, I know what we're going to do today!"

I decided to analyze the environmental impacts of what Phineas and Ferb have built during their 104 days of summer vacation. Before I go into the basics of their carbon footprint, there are two things I must get out of the way. First, this is only a TV show, and we will look into what Phineas and Ferb have built; we will not analyze the impact of producing a televi…

What Does Eco-Friendly Really Mean?

What Does Eco-Friendly Really Mean? Definition: You hear it all the time, but what on Earth does eco-friendly mean? Well, Earth... friendly or not harmful to Earth. To understand the definition of this word and what eco-friendly products are, we have to dissect the word. Eco is a prefix that means Earth and the environment (e.g. ecosystem). And if you don’t know the meaning of friendly, perhaps you’re in the wrong place. Eco-friendly goods and services claim that they do not hurt our planet.Examples:For example, biodegradable containers help our planet and have a plethora of advantages over the containers most of us currently use. Those containers are eco-friendly because using them benefits the planet. Another common example of eco-friendly equipment is solar panels. Unlike fossil fuels, they do not output harmful gas into the atmosphere. By maintaining Earth’s natural resources, solar panels are considered to be eco-friendly.Similar Words:Words often used in the place of eco-friendl…