The increased levels of CO² in the earths atmosphere have created a greenhouse effect which is warming the earth.
The earths atmosphere was designed as a protective blanket to keep the earth warm however the excessive greenhouse gasses have added to that blanket making the earth warmer than intended.
As I was entering high school, my mother was reading Silent Spring and the dinner table conversation was about pesticides and the environment [...] The year I graduated from college the momentum was building for Earth Day.
After Vietnam, as I was entering divinity school, the Club of Rome report came out and the limits to growth was a main issue.
Radiocarbon dating estimates can be obtained on wood, charcoal, marine and freshwater shells, bone and antler, and peat and organic-bearing sediments.
In 1976, after joining the United States House of Representatives, Gore held the "first congressional hearings on the climate change, and co-sponsor[ed] hearings on toxic waste and global warming." and was known as one of the Atari Democrats, later called the "Democrats' Greens, politicians who see issues like clean air, clean water and global warming as the key to future victories for their party." Humankind has suddenly entered into a brand new relationship with the planet Earth.
If we all make a small change we can have a positive impact and beecarbonfree.
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The world's forests are being destroyed; an enormous hole is opening in the ozone layer. In 1990, Senator Gore presided over a three-day conference with legislators from over 42 countries which sought to create a Global Marshall Plan, "under which industrial nations would help less developed countries grow economically while still protecting the environment." As Vice-President, Gore was involved in a number of initiatives related to the environment.
He launched the GLOBE program on Earth Day 1994, an education and science activity that, according to Forbes magazine, "made extensive use of the Internet to increase student awareness of their environment".