Key question for all individuals or corporations to answer on climate change.
From the definition of climate change, it cannot be denied that the globe’s 233 countries
and territories’ combined population of around 7.5 billion people’s fossil fuel usage currently emit about 40 billion metric tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide into the atmosphere annually. (World Bank Report 2016; National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration); (NOAA) reports.
The intriguing issue the planet is faced with is if the United States controls only 4.3% of global populations however, reports show that $136 to $180 billion was costs related to extreme weather and natural disaster events between 2011 through 2013 (Center for American Progress & NOAA). The most important question is how much will climate change and global warming consequences cost the whole planet if left with inaction in coming decades?
This is what this series set out to do, to create global environmental awareness with less finger-pointing and with collectivity, focus law makers, global leaders, individuals and corporations to forge a sense of urgency and make efforts to ameliorate the situation by practically introducing measures and practices that will facilitate the fight against climate change and global warming for our posterity’s sake. We will leave this world a better place for that cause.
The response the series offers and suggests, is if the forests and other vegetation types crucially rejuvenate embattled micro-climates and store atmospheric carbon dioxide, (global forests currently store 300 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide which helps climates by regulating atmospheric gases, stabilizing rainfall, and protecting against desertification. (FAO 2015 Report)
Millions of square kilometers of global degraded and desert landscapes will have to be restored for the fight against climate change short term and long term to be effective. This impact will be a key start in the right direction, starting from environmental awareness the series attempts to introduce. With copies in public libraries, schools, institutions and individual-homes, the series will be an environmental eye-opener for individuals and corporations.
The author of the project in four volumes holds a master of engineering science, a master of science and a doctoral degree in applied mathematics and science
The Series Showcases the three most convincing scenarios to prove beyond reasonable doubts that Climate Change is REAL!!!!!
(1). The Scientific and Data driven graphical evidence:
Scientific evidence for warming of the climate system is unequivocal.
– Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
This graph, based on the comparison of atmospheric samples contained in ice cores and more recent direct measurements, provides evidence that atmospheric CO2 has increased since the Industrial Revolution. (Credit: Vostok ice core data/J.R. Petit et al.; NOAA Mauna Loa CO2 record.)
(2). This is visual evidence of global warming and climate change made for anyone that’s real.
Before 1950, you can see on the graph above that warming was not a problem on the Antarctica Peninsular, with penguins and heavy glaciers as white as snow were only visible.
Figure A: – By courtesy of Dominique Mosbergen: Huff Post, Published May, 24th 2017: Antarctica the desolate southernmost continent boasting the coldest climate on Earth, usually brings to mind visions of ice, snow and penguins. But global warming is transforming Antarctica’s icy expanses, new research from the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom shows. Parts of the continent are “greening,” researchers say and fast.
Today, Climate Change is Turning Antarctica Peninsular Green: Published May 17th, 2017
By Courtesy of Dominique Mosbergen: Huff Post
Figure B: – Denying what we see makes us irrational. Whether we believe it or not from now, we can take action at least for our posterity we know will live after us. We see wildfires sweep structures off their foundations and people flee, however climate change is insidious and its consequences are dangerous when it comes in hurricanes, tornadoes, tsunamis with little warning. Inaction cannot be a solution anymore folks after NOW. This is why the author continues to make a case that a global coalition will be key if all 233 countries can contribute by planting trees and vegetation to store the 40 billion metric tons of carbon the globe emits annually. Refer to “What Role forest alone can play in Reversing Climate Change”, Volume I, Part I, Page 85 & Volume II, Part II, Page 1,194. It can now be conclusive that Scientific Data from The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on Page 799 and what we see before our eyes on land is overwhelmingly convincing that global warming trends and Climate Change cannot be a hoax.
(3). The economic evidence that a law-maker, global leader, budget expert or minister of finance could use as global climate is changing.
There has been much debate in political circles over the validity of whether global warming and climate change are real.
Disaster relief on extreme weather events of the US government is one indicator of the consequences of such changes. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reports that from 1980 to 1989, two to three billion-dollar disaster events occurred each year. That number has risen from nine to ten since 2010, quadrupling disaster relief costs in the last 35 years.
Extreme weather events’ disaster relief spending trends from 2011 through 2013 should inform any reasonable person that climate change consequences will have to be ameliorated or the more economic vulnerable countries if not every country is in for a major economic tussle. Inaction cannot be a solution.
Economic Evidence on extreme weather within 2011 through 2013
4). The series author believes that there is a strong mathematical correlation between the inexorable rise in populations globally, the rate at which populations are outstripping forest resources that crucially rejuvenate micro-climates and store atmospheric carbon that trap-heat causing global warming consequences, hence the climate change exacerbator.
The major recommendation to primarily improve or ameliorate the consequences of the menace is to forge a global heightened awareness: How forests alone can store global annual emissions of carbon to decelerate climate change, a global approach with 233 countries and territories, Page 85, Volume I, Part I. The environmental impact of degraded lands and desert restoration with trees and other types of vegetation could save the planet.
Population growth should not be co-related with climate change if humanity can restore globally degraded lands and deserts. This environmental overhaul will slow-down climate change by rejuvenating micro-climates and storing heat trapping carbon dioxide gas, that forms over 80% of total green-house gases.
When this major activity slows down climate change, other alternative sources of energy, clean coal, natural gas and other petroleum activities needed to accommodate the inexorable rising populations fossil fuel burning activities may not tilt an exacerbating environmental balance like it is doing to-day in 2017. At the end of the day, it is not overemphasizing that climate change and its consequences cannot be slowed down, however it is every individual and corporation’s duty to