Thanksgiving and Greenhouse Gases?
The fossil fuels (coal, natural gas, petroleum, etc.) we burn to drive, use electricity, and to operate our homes & businesses produce greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide, methane, etc.). These gases trap heat in the earth’s atmosphere thereby warming the planet and increasing the global temperature.
An increase in global temperature can have profound impacts on human health, the environment, and the economy. Read more here.
Recognizing that our actions have an impact on the Earth, can help us feel motivated to affect change both at individual and systemic levels.
Follow these three tips to have a delicious and sustainable Thanksgiving!