My friend Eldy uses her blog, Loving Life: A Green Journey, to spread the latest research and opinions of those of us concerned with our contribution to our changing climate. Follow the link to read more.
Here I share an article that I received via email from the David Suzuki Foundation:
Is geoengineering a silver bullet for climate change?
Altering environments to suit our needs is not new. From clearing land to building dams, we’ve done it throughout history. When our technologies and populations were limited, our actions affected small areas — though with some cascading effects on interconnected ecosystems.
We’ve now entered an era in which humans are a geological force. According to the website Welcome to the Anthropocene, “There are now so many of us, using so many resources, that we’re disrupting the grand cycles of biology, chemistry and geology by which elements like carbon and nitrogen circulate between land, sea and atmosphere. We’re changing the way water moves around the globe as never before. Almost all the planet’s ecosystems bear the marks of our presence.”
One of our greatest impacts is…
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