Climate change is considered as a complex issue because as time goes on Philippines experienced natural disasters enough to place it among the countries that are most vulnerable to the negative effects of climate change. Climate change can be attributed to global warming. So it is important to realize the cause and effect of this phenomenon so that we can be aware of what we should not do and what are the consequences if we continue to do them. So as a fellow student how are you going to help our mother nature? And what is the effective way to prevent this kind of bad changes?
We, as a Filipino citizen, are all aware about the happenings about the changes of our environment and we should know and be responsible about this. To effectively communicate the issue of climate change to others, one should first understand what climate change is. Nasa defines climate change as: “a broad range of global phenomena created predominantly by burning fossil fuels, which add heat-trapping gases to Earth’s atmosphere. These phenomena include the increased temperature trends described by global warming, but also encompass changes such as sea level rise; ice mass loss in Greenland, Antarctica, the Arctic and mountain glaciers worldwide; shifts in flower/plant blooming; and extreme weather events.” To stimulate behavior change, one should set an example by doing ways that helps address climate change and influencing our friends, colleagues and other students to do the same. We can contribute by simply doing this always maintain the cleanliness of your area and kindly keep your litters in your bag if you can’t find any trash can, unplug appliances when not in use or do not use appliances at all when you don’t need it such as air conditioning on cold days or instead of driving to get to your destination, you can walk, jog, ride a bike or car pool. Most importantly, educate others on what are you doing to solve climate change and what they can do as well. Also there is a wide range of possible roles social media can play in encouraging different attitudes and behaviors around climate change. Because our generation, technology is very useful and it is easy for us to share and give them a lot of information.
So let us do our tasks and look forward on it and always think for positive ways to have a great environment and let the future generation experience and continue this doings to appreciate how lucky and special they are and I will feel very great if this kind of environment will exist in the future because of those who are truly committed really deserve this change for a better life.