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Is Our Planet Doomed?
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Is Our Planet Doomed?

Many experts believe that our planet and it's resources are fading away slowly year by year. The amount of pollution we release into the atmosphere daily is astronomical. We are in the process of trying to make our planet safer with non-pollutant options. I think it is time to really start putting our other resources in effect. Going green in many aspects of our daily lives will be the initiating process to save our planet.

So where should we start first? Sometimes it is the small things that can make a big impact. There are many ways to save energy in our daily lives that would not be to inconvenient to our lives. We can begin with some simple tasks like hanging our clothes out to dry or using rechargeable batteries. Changing to fluorescent light bulbs instead of our regular light bulbs and save on energy, including costs.

The more I think about it, the more lazy I think we have become as a society. Even showering together with your partner in the morning can save our planet. Plus, there are some added benefits that I don't think any man will complain about. Recycling is a main contributor, there are many items that we can recycle and by doing so it can add up quickly.

You can recycle just about anything, but we can start with bottles like most of us have already been doing. Newspapers could be recycled and reused for wrapping paper or for protection when we move fragile objects. Turning off the lights when you leave a room is a good start. My wife is terrible at performing that little task, she always leaves the lights on. I can repeat it a thousand times, but it never sticks in her head.

Our main concern is for our children and their children. I for one would like my son to grow up and live a long and prosperous life. My kids are the most important thing in my life and I will do anything to protect them. So by making a few minor changes in our daily lives is not much to ask for our kids.

The list can go on forever, it is up to us to start to make a change in our lives. Remember, if we continue on the path that we are on, then nothing will change and our future is lost. Unless, we find another planet to inhabit and then our future can have more than one outcome. Many scientist believe we should start exploring other options for humans to begin life on other planets. I for one believe with our technology we will be able to prepare another home for us to live, in the not to distant future.


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PJC ONE  

AFRICA NEED MORE OF THESE MESSAGE

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  about 8 years ago

The whole world needs more as well! This is a global problem, not just a specific place, right?

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  about 8 years ago
Tasi  

Great message! my husband is the one who always leaves the light on :}

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  about 8 years ago

Thanks Tasi, Don't you hate that!

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  about 8 years ago
Tasi  

Especially when the bill arrives :)

  
  about 8 years ago

It is crucial that we make more people aware of our environmental resources and why we need to make some changes now. Earth's dwindling natural resources has become a huge problem but soon will be a predicament.

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  about 8 years ago

It's crucial right now and yet we still do nothing about it! Just wait until it begins to really cause some distractions and disrupts our daily lives, than we will do something about it. However, it will probably be too late to act on.

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  about 8 years ago

Most people don't realized it yet....and we should be the model to our kids. Great!!

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  about 8 years ago

Thanks a lot Divine Victory, we definitely should be thinking about our kids future! But we won't until it's staring us right in the face

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  about 8 years ago
Kyle  

Yeah, I couldn't agree with you more. When people say "drill baby drill", this is complete ignorance in attempt to drive some of the biggest profit engines. The assumption that our resources will last for ever and the selfish attitude of our generation of "we won't be around so who cares" is pathetic.

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  about 8 years ago

Yeah it's amazing how ignorant we are, we don't fix problems until their staring us right in the face! That's exactly how it's problem going to happen and it's a shame for our kids and our future if everything goes to crap. I just watched a show about the "Prophets of Doom" it was really great, if you liked this article than you will love this documentary. I think it was on discovery channel or history channel, one of the two I don't quite remember. But it was very interesting and they make a lot of good points. Check it out!

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  about 8 years ago
Kyle  

Awesome, I will check it out.

  
  about 8 years ago

We better start doing something b/c the planet is doomed for sure!

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  about 8 years ago

That's exactly what's going to happen if we don't wake up!

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  about 8 years ago

I have solar power panel power generators on my roof and they save me a lot of money!

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  about 8 years ago

Way to go Josh at least your acting on your beliefs and saving money in the process!

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  about 8 years ago

Personally I think that all new houses built should have solar panels fitted as standard!

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  about 8 years ago

I agree I believe we have to start doing something instead of being ignorant!

  
  about 8 years ago

This is so true, someone has to do something about our planet and the energy we waste everyday!!

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  about 8 years ago

We won't do anything until it's too late and the fact is we are approaching the time when it is going to be too late! With all of the technology we have and we know what's going on, yet we do nothing about it!

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  about 8 years ago
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