Save the Planet Group
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Every day approximately 8 million pieces of plastic pollution find their way into our oceans. 12 million tonnes of plastic are poured into the ocean every year. Scientists have recently discovered microplastics embedded deep in the Arctic ice. Plastics consistently make up 80% of all marine debris studied.
We Lose Around 10 Million Hectares of Forest Every Single Year. Beef is Responsible for 41% of Global Deforestation.
Chocolate and Biscuits are Major Contributors to Deforestation. Deforestation Contributes about 4.8 Billion Tonnes of Carbon Dioxide A Year. Brazil and Indonesia Account for Almost Half of Tropical Deforestation.
Soy Plays a Big Role in Deforestation. Deforestation Has Turned the Amazon Rainforest into a Carbon Source.
Leading Banks Financed $119 Billion to Companies Linked to Deforestation.
In A Post-Pandemic World, Renewable Energy Is The Only Way Forward!
Climate change deniers deny science, refuse to listen to facts from 1850 to the present day. They also believe climate change is too expensive to fix. Economists, however, suggest we could fix climate change now by spending 1% of world GDP. Climate change deniers argue that it is pointless to take action because other countries are not taking action. All of which is a bullet to the head for us who care about the planet.
INACTION HAS CAUSED DEVASTATION
In 2018, 89% of global CO2 emissions came from fossil fuels and industry. Coal is a fossil fuel, and is the dirtiest of them all, responsible for over 0.3C of the 1C increase in global average temperatures. This makes it the single largest source of global temperature rise.
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