Guest essay by Eric Worrall
Green Matters is concerned that many people doubt that we are solely responsible for climate change, but citing a statement by NASA's Gavin Schmidt should fix things, right?
Is Humanity Totally Responsible for Global Warming? Experts think so
BY STEPHANIE OSMANSKI
Despite ongoing research, many are still not 100 percent convinced that climate change is happening. However, if you are looking for global warming answers you have come to the right place. Read on to learn more about the human impact on climate change.
According to NASA's carbon letter Dr. Gavin Schmidt believes that humans are responsible for about 110 percent of the observed warming. This is an assessment of the U.S. fourth national climate assessment from 2017, which found that human activity was responsible for 93 to 123 percent of observed warming from 1951 to 2010.
What can I do to curb climate change?
Some ways to get started include installing solar panels or using cleaner utilities, using LED light bulbs, washing your laundry in cold water, laying out clothes to dry instead of running the dryer, making purchases an energy efficient one Wash the shower head, dishes in the dishwasher and use biodegradable, non-toxic detergent.
Following a vegan diet is also seen as the most effective way to lessen your impact on planet Earth, according to the Guardian. It also helps to use public transit instead of driving and to piece together leftover food.
Read more: https://www.greenmatters.com/p/climate-change-caused-by-humans
I'm not sure if vegetarians would have fully taken into account the surge in climate-damaging methane emissions that would occur if everyone went vegan and ate more lentils instead of meat. But I'm sure if everyone switched to an energy efficient shower head, that would make the difference.