Global Warming and Climate Change

An old post I wrote 3 years ago. I should have posted it yesterday to celebrate Earth Day.

Speaking Out Loud

U Khin Maung Cho gave a guest talk at British Council’s library about global warming and climate change on July 2 from 5pm to 7pm. Although I already have some basic knowledge about the topic, I still went there to listen. He talked about the causes of the greenhouse effect and what we can do to prevent it. Most of the do and don’t shown in the PowerPoint were targeted for European countries, but we can also abide to those suggestions.

Use a light bulb that consumes lesser energy
In Myanmar, we can buy a 16 watt light bulb for 700 kyats, but most of the people don’t use them as they are more expensive than regular light bulbs. However, it’s better in the long term as it saves energy and electrical bills. Also, it is much brighter than a two feet fluorescent Lamp.

Don’t leave appliances on standby
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