BlackState.com's Department of the Environment
The Department of the Environment is the agency of the BlackState that examines environemntal issues, global warming, climate issues, environmental racism as it relates to the african diaspora.
BlackStateTV: Al Gore on Global Warming
How You Can Play a Small Part in Reducing Global Warming by Scott Byers
It's very important that we all do what we can to reduce the effects of global warming not just in our immediate area, but all over the world as well. By combing
our smaller efforts, we can significantly reduce the impact global warming has on our every day lives.
One way of contributing to the reduction of global warming pollution is by perhaps changing the type of light bulb
that you use. The standard incandescent light bulb used in so many homes across America are now out-of-date, wasting energy and money, as well as contributing
widely to global warming pollution. For the energy and environmental-friendly citizen, there are Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs), that
give off better, high-quality light using only a fraction of the energy and electricity.
If you were not pleased with CFL's in the past, a lot has changed and it's time to pick up some now.
Although the price of CFL's run a little higher than incandescent bulbs, savings quickly pile up. Not only do they
last much longer than your current bulbs, they also lower your electricity bill as well.
Oil Pollution and the Effect on the World by Sacha Tarkovsky
Needless to mention, this is a very complex and sensitive subject. However, anyone over 50 years old can remember a childhood where the environment was quite different.
The world’s population insane dependence on fossil fuels (while there are acceptable and non-polluting alternatives) is basically killing our clean and environment, and us with it.
What is Oil Pollution? Oil pollution is simply the spilling of crude or refined petroleum product into the environment. There are some staggering statistics that follow