tungwaiyip.info

home

about me

links

Blog

< February 2005 >
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
   1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728     

past articles »

Click for San Francisco, California Forecast

San Francisco, USA

 

Kyoto Protocol

Kyoto Protocol went into effect today. Living in a country whose government is deep in denial and is trying the hardest to derail this global effort is demoralizing. So I am delight to know our local government are not standing by the sideline and has made policies to reducing emissions. It is also hopeful that states and business would have better foresight than the federal government to ignore the risk of global climate change.

There is also a call to action on personal level such as in this Ratifying Kyoto at Home article. Living in United States right now, I am afraid I would be responsible for more emission than in 1990 when I was a student in Hong Kong. Nevertheless, I still try within my means to be more responsible. Some actions I have been taking are:

  • Go to work using public transportation.

  • Keeping home energy use lean.

  • Divert more than 50% of solid waste to recycling.

Although this is not expected to have any measurable impact to global emission, I believe the awareness on personal, local and state level is crucial to bring the United States into compliance.

2005.02.16 [] - comments

 

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

past articles »

 

BBC News

 

Polish PM accuses EU of blackmail as row over rule of law escalates (19 Oct 2021)

 

North Korea confirms 'successful' submarine-launched missile test (19 Oct 2021)

 

Navy report blames crew for devastating fire on the Bonhomme Richard (19 Oct 2021)

 

UK 'keeping a close eye' on rising Covid cases (19 Oct 2021)

 

School steps in to give classes to Afghan children living in hotel (19 Oct 2021)

 

Squid Game helps Netflix subscriptions bounce back (19 Oct 2021)

 

Rachel Levine: Transgender official sworn in as four-star admiral (20 Oct 2021)

 

Austria driver sought after two migrants found dead on bus (19 Oct 2021)

 

Myanmar: Mass release of political prisoners (19 Oct 2021)

 

Oleg Deripaska: FBI searches US homes linked to Russian oligarch (19 Oct 2021)

more »

 

SF Gate

 

13 Best Background Check Sites & Services: Search Criminal Records and Social Media Accounts Online (28 Jul 2021)

 

It pays to search for top-quality auto shop (6 Feb 2021)

 

Fired Boeing CEO is now working with Bay Area tractor startup (14 Dec 2020)

 

PG&E bills to rise over per year on average to fund wildfire risk reduction (5 Dec 2020)

 

Nasdaq seeks more diversity on boards of companies listed on exchange (2 Dec 2020)

 

Elizabeth Holmes Prosecutors Say Texts Show Theranos Beset With Problems (24 Nov 2020)

more »


Site feed Updated: 2021-Oct-15 09:00