Author: Mohammed abuhweij
Course: technical writing
Instructor: Adnan A Al Bust Anji
Date of summit: 9/7/2018
Technology is the branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of any mean. Mankind depended on technology for so long they did not think about what harms did it cause to their environment. now this report will show the those affects and the way we can reduce them before it is too late to get anything done, some of them include increase of travel and excess power consumption and use of gadgets etc. the only way to save our environment is to go green and we will benefit from it very well.
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We might think that technology is there to help us ascend to the next level. It is but with a cost very dare to us we might benefit from it but the environment is being harmed in the process for example all kinds of pollution, the melting of the ice caps and harming the ozone layer exposing us to god knows what.
We need to wake up and see what we have done and try to fix it before it gets worse.
First, what is technology, it is the branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of any mean. Mankind have depended on technology for too long just because it makes everything easier to do, we can find information faster and talk with anyone around the world. the cost of all this the destruction of ecosystems whole environments animals are going extinct because of us. we made sure to survive by any mean without caring about other beings.
Effects of technology:
let me show how the technology you hold dear is missing with the environment in many ways. so many people leave their homes to find better lives outside their own countries and that caused an increase in the usage of automobiles and other means of transport which causes air pollution. now with all the technological advancements happing we have become addicted to some like the cell phones we cannot live without them, they have become a part in our lives and will do anything to keep them working, even if we must use fossil fuel or nuclear fuel in some countries to power them up. upon these advances we are generating a high level of wastes and that happens because we upgraded to the next generation even light bulbs with heavy metals like mercury are used which can cause many life-threatening health issues.
effects of humans:
do not think that tech is the only thing that harms the environment. you too have a part to play, human population has increased so much in the last decade or so and now everyone is looking for good life with everything the need and want
we also just depended on technological advancements this whole time and that impacted our environment and damaged the ecosystem.
we have affected it in many ways like:
1- pollution: we all contributed in every type of pollution known to mankind in many ways like traveling, producing power, industrial wastes dumped in the water. as well know pollution is bad for us also so species of animals and plants have disappeared from the face of the earth because of it.
2- deforestation: we all know that plant life is important for us. deforestation is the destruction of plant life on the planet in the name of expansion and civilization in the areas and that caused many animals to run away from their homes and die.
3- waste of resources: we have been using coal, petroleum for our needs for so long, looking for it underground.
all of that is to store some of it and use the other half , we store some of it for future use but let’s say in the future we found an alternative source to live what will we do to the stored petroleum ???? of course just dump it into the environment nothing will go wrong , of course it will even the way we get them is harming the soil it leaves cavities and theses cavities can cause trouble when it is used for food or to plant and we are wasting useful resources for nothing.
For this report I used a whole lot of websites and some online books to gather the information I needed for this report to come to life. I also used some past papers and research’s papers to find as information as possible some the material I used in the report:
1- renewable energy: power for a suitable future by god Frey boyleg.
2- energy systems and sustainability by bob Verret, Godfrey boyleg, Stephen peace and Janet Ramage.
3- green technologies and environmental sustainability
4- green technology: An A to Z guide
The rest of the resources will be found in the References page.
Green technology or clean tech is the application of one or more environmental science, green chemistry, environmental mentoring and electrical negative impact on the earth and human involvement. the main purpose of this report is to tell you about green tech, to show how important going green is.
green technology can solve a lot of problems that we created throughout the years such as damaging the ozone layer, the melting of the ice caps and many more. first, what is green technology? it is the development and application of products, equipment’s and systems used to conserve environmental and the natural resources which minimize the human use of them. Green tech has a lot of helpful uses such as (a) it minimizes the degradation of the environment, (2) it saves energy and natural resources, (3) promotes the use of renewable resources.
Now green tech helps to meet the people needs and help them to live healthy also saving the ecosystem around us without harming it and conserve it is resources and develop new ways to for technology to advance in many ways.
Impact of green technologygreen tech is used in ways that helps the ecosystem and protect it and conserve it is resources. going green helps us resolve problems before they get out of hand and we cannot deal with them anymore. now you can see how important going green is it helps us overcome problems and many things. As I mentioned that green tech has four main pillars such as :1- environmental : conserve and minimize the impact on the environment 2- energy : seek energy independence and promote efficient utilizations 3- social : improve the quality of life for mankind .It is time for us to reflect on the damaged we cased to the ecosystem and start to think of ways to solve them .the main reason we should go green in our lives is as follows :1- reduce energy consumption and rising up the economic development .2- to make it easier for the growth of green tech business and raise up its part to the national economy.3- increase public awareness and education on green tech and encourage how to use it.
Green technology is ecofriendly and we use it in methods that does not affect the environment by any means, it also helps us to save and conserve natural resources. Green technology is based on four pillars which are energy, social, environmental act. this report will show why we should apply green tech and show you the advantages and disadvantages of it. The field of green technology will continue developing to save us and the environment. I used many websites and pdf of seminars for this topic and tried to gather as much information as possible.
Goals of green technology:the big goal from using green tech in the first place to see what the people needs and try to provide it to them without harming or reducing anything also it introduces fine living situation for us, development and renewable energy and reduce warren technology is used in many places and ways to help us and the ecosystem as I mentioned like: (a) energy: it is used in power generation, energy supply and management. (b) building: it is used in management, construction, maintenance, and destruction of buildings. (c) water and waste management: it is used in the management and usage of water resources, waste water treatment and solid waste land fill. (d) transport: transport infrastructure and vehicles, biofuels, and public road transport.there are many advantages ; disadvantages of using green technology.advantages: (1) does not harm the atmosphere or the ecosystem.(2) it is renewable so it does not run out. (3) slow down global warming and protect us and the ecosystem from pollution.when there is a good side of a thing there is always a bad as green tech is good for us it comes with a cost.disadvantages: (1) it cost a lot of money to develop. (2) no known alternative process for green tech. (3) lack of understanding and resources.
ConclusionFinally, I think I have proved the good and bad sides of technology just like a coin it has a face and a back. now I really hope you learned something from this report on how technology as it is better for our life also it harms our environment if we mistreat it and why going green is very important for us all.
Going green is one step further into a better life style and a bright future.
I really hope that you have enjoyed this report and thanks for taking time to read it.
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