Petroleum-based fuels are less appealing than they used to be. The environmental impact of these fuels is no longer as easily ignored as it once was.
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Replacing plastic with a non-fossil material is a clear trend, not least in the packaging industry. Switching from fossil plastic to an alternative material such as paperboard reduces companies’ climate impact. Changing an established infrastructure takes time, though, especially if it means that the packaging must be redesigned, the packing equipment modified or replaced, and the distribution from manufacturer to consumer is affected.
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Global sea levels are rising, and this possible catastrophic reality can be attributed to two rather major factors, and with many people in the world living within coastal towns and communities, the impact of these rising sea levels cannot be ignored.
New scientific research has found a strong correlation between the rising temperature of our seas and the astounding effect this is having on fish migration. In accordance with these new findings, it has become apparent that fish which normally thrive in the tropics are quickly migrating in an effort to discover cooler seas.
Climate change has had a startling effect on the rising temperatures of the oceans. Scientists predict that water temperatures will hit 1.4 – 5.8◦c by the end of the century. This change in the weather and ocean temperature is having a fundamental effect on the marine life that depends on it.
Scarcely a day goes by without some claim or counterclaim in the climate change debate. Whether it is climate change skeptics claiming that the data is inaccurate, incomplete or simply biased, or environmentalists complaining about the powerful petrochemical lobby, the concerned reader is overwhelmed by the sheer mass of comment and accusations.
The world’s top scientists have established and agreed that the warming is “unequivocal”, the impacts of climate change have already been felt.
Climate change is guilty. Without human greenhouse gas emissions, the heatwaves that occurred across the world in 2013 would have been very unlikely.