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Dr. English on Global Warming

San Diego State University

Dr. English on Global Warming

We had the pleasure today to have Dr. Tom English, the President of TESSI Endangered Species Institute, as our spokesman on the topic of toxic waste reduction and global warming. One of the biggest controversy in our industry is toxic waste and how it affects us.

“Climate change can now be considered another weapon of mass destruction, perhaps the world’s most fearsome weapon of mass destruction…”

Dispelling common belief:10647113_834580739917436_6522839356065328177_n

The theory of climate change is not a brand new concept or idea. Savante Arrhenius’s global warming theory was developed back in 1896; however, with the idea it would benefit those who lived in severe cold weather conditions. He calculated this process to take several thousands of years. Disappointingly, his assumption was wrong as global warming is an imminent problem.

Temperature Changes

According to Dr. English, it is absolutely normal for things to change over time. This is reflected within the earth’s atmosphere. How is that possible? Climate changes are affected due to multiple factors and not all are man-made. Precession is the axial rotation due to the Earth’s natural wobble open 22,000yr cycle. The northern axis’s direction will vary from constellation to constellation through time. The Axial Tilt effect, 41,000 year cycle, also responsible for the variation of the axial wobble as well as Eccentricity, the astronomical phenomenon when an object orbiting deviates from its circular path (100,000 year cycle).
The positioning of the moon definitely is another natural factor. Combining all these together result in the dramatic climate changes throughout Earth’s lifespan. Another non-natural factor is the obvious carbon. It can possibly in the future make our ocean more acidic being detrimental to our health and ecosystems.

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Carbon Ocean Uptake: The CO2 is absorbed through the rain and them absorbed into the ocean. Repeating the cycle

Taking Action:

1. Large Scale: Updating old buildings.
The simplicity of replacing and refurbishing our buildings can increase the efficiency. Replacing old pipes with more efficient ones, refurbishing radiators and properly replacing glass windows with proper coating. Though miniscual it may seem, the return investments are not. Energy savings for large buildings can yield to a $4mil/year savings!