Solving global issues with technology- Names examples: fixing global warming

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  • Solving global issues with technology- Names examples: fixing global warming
    • Improving energy efficiency in vehicles and machinery
    • Changing transport patterns from air and rode to rail, reducing distance travelled by goods
    • Producing bio fuels from crops
    • Using natural gas in place of coal to generate electricity
    • Using natural gas in place of coal to generate electricity
    • Constructing greener buildings e.g. double glazing, solar panels etc
    • Carbon sequestration- storing carbon underground
    • Seeding oceans with iron to encourage growth of phytoplankton
    • Injecting sulphate particles into the upper atmosphere to reflect solar radiation
    • Constructing giant mirrors in space to reflect sunlight
    • Solar controls- population control, lifestyle changes, tax credits for electric cars
    • International agreements e.g. Kyoto protocol

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