What are the Effects of Global Warming?

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) predicts a temperature rise of anywhere between 1.8°C and 6.4 °C this century.
The rate at which we are burning fossil fuels means the best we can expect is probably a rise of 4 °C! Even though this is enough to cause huge problems for a large percentage of [...]

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CO2 Emissions - What Do We Know Anyway?

Did you know that trees, plants and animals (collectively known as the biosphere) generate ten times as much carbon dioxide as do humans. However, all the carbon dioxide is used by plants during photosynthesis to create biomass. In an ideal world this means no net change to the atmosphere. There is of course a seasonal [...]

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The Carbon Footprint Sleight of Hand

So much emphasis has been put on the idea of a ‘Carbon Footprint’ that it has almost become somewhat of a misdirection. Although Carbon of course is a big contributor to Global Warming we generally don’t hear about the more dangerous cousins of methane and nitrous oxide.
Our perception of the global warming problem has in [...]

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Welcome to the Eco Friendly Warrior Blog

A while back I took one of those online tests to determine the size of my carbon footprint and boy was it way off scale. I was flying every week on business, driving everywhere and generally producing way too much CO2 to call myself Eco friendly.
It was time to ask myself some serious questions. However, [...]

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