14 10, 2021

What Is Offshore Drilling and How Does It Affect Australia’s Environment?

2021-12-15T14:35:50+00:00October 14, 2021|Categories: Global Warming, Natural gas, Offshore Drilling|

Seventy per cent of the world’s oil and natural gas comes from onshore sites. Offshore drilling is the source of the remaining 30 per cent. The production and consumption of fossil fuels are having a profound effect on Australia’s climate because coal, oil and gas all drive global warming. However, offshore drilling is particularly problematic as the process can have [...]

13 09, 2021

What Are the Most Common Types of Greenhouse Gases?

2021-12-15T12:59:47+00:00September 13, 2021|Categories: Global Warming, Greenhouse gases, Natural gas|

Since the mid-nineteenth century, we have been aware that greenhouse gases affect the Earth’s climate. In 1856, an American woman, Eunice Foote, wrote that changing amounts of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere could change the climate. Therefore, this concept is nothing new. Yet, we continue to emit more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere every day. What is a greenhouse [...]

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