Premature aging of the skin and other skin problems
Cataracts and other eye damage
Immune system suppression
EFFECTS ON HUMAN HEALTH
SKIN CANCER Malignant melanoma - Fastest growing type of cancer in the united states. Risk of malignant melanoma has increased 10% Nonmalignant melanoma - less deadly than malignant melanoma Risk of nonmalignant melanoma has increased 26% Basal carcinomas –small tumors, fleshy bumps or nodules .penetrate into bones. Squamous Cell Carcinomas -unlike basal cell carcinoma it can spread to other parts of the body. Basal Carcinomas Squamous cell carcinomas malignant Non-malignant
1.Clean or replace filters on your furnace and air conditioner. 2.Choose energy efficient apparatus. 3.Do not leave appliances stand by. 4.Recycle your organic waste. 5.Plant a tree. 6.Switch to green power. 7.Encourage the switch up to renewable energy. 8.Protect and conserve forest worldwide 9.Buy Organic food as much as possible. 10.Recycle and Reuse. 11.Steps from the Government .
pace Sunshades Roger Angel at the University of Arizona has proposed launching trillions of space shades into orbit between the sun and Earth. reduce sunlight hitting Earth by 2%. Expensive.
Cloud Seeding reflect more sunlight back into space is to increase reflectivity of the world's marine clouds John Latham and Stephen Salter proposed wind-powered yachts (pictured) that would spray seawater droplets into the air to produce more clouds. Studies are going.
Ocean Iron Enrichment Sprinkling iron dust can trigger plankton blooms in ocean waters plankton would be able to absorb more carbon dioxide
Ocean Tubes Proposed by James lovelock and Chris Rapley. Thousands of giant plastic tubes in the ocean with a one-way valve to push deep water through the tubes to the surface It’ll emit a chemical called dimethyl sulfide , which stimulates the formation of sun-reflecting clouds.
Biochar A biomass-derived black carbon To enrich agricultural soils and capture carbon dioxide Produced by a process called pyrolysis