Issue with Human activity
The one issue i see all over Canada with human activity is the wrong use of transportation. There is a whole bunch of different types of transportation used all over Canada. We use trains, buses, cars, plans and etc to travel around. Usually trains and airplanes for long distances and buses and cars to a medium distance away. The issue in Canada is that we use these transportation resources in wrong distances. We use cars to places 10-15 minutes away when we can walk or bike. Places up to 30 minutes away should be walked, biked or bused to. This is because of the high percent of pollution coming from burning gas. Burning gas can produce carbon dioxide, hydrocarbons and particulate matter. These all act as green house gases. They all get absorbed by the atmosphere and then they destroy zone layers letting radiation come in. The not needed radiation like ultra violet, visible, x-rays and radio waves come in and impact us and plants causing climate change. The radiation impacts us with sun burns and skin cancer because of how strong the sun will burn you. They impact the environment because the heat the environment so much causing decrease in temperatures. With decrease in temperatures glaciers melt and some animals don't have homes. One example is the polar bears. Their homes that are glaciers melt and then they have no where to stay. They can fall in the waters and drown because of lack of oxygen from the air. Even with buses, they pollute but the factor that they can take more than one person is very helpful. This carpooling idea is like airplanes and trains. They take a lot of gas but can take 50 times the people that can fit in a car. Cars are very harmful but people don't realize in the future what could happen. If we keep up what we are doing then climate change can be hitting us or our children or our grand children. We will be experiences high heats and water droughts from these high heats. So we need to act now.
My proposal to fix this issue is to bring our resources and utility sources closer together. With the plan of smart growth which is a example of downtown Toronto. In Toronto everything is close by in walking distance and sometime stores are in apartments. With that great accessibility of stores near by people will see that there is know point of taking a car. They will see that they can save money with not using their cars and walking. With gas prices raising greatly they will see that they will have to pay double as if they were to walk. This is because of huge traffic jams. Like in downtown Toronto there is so much traffic and when that traffic is there you will stay in that same spot for long and wasting money. With this proposal people won't buy cars if everything is near by. They will walk and once in a while if they need to travel to farther places they can use carpool strategies like bussing. Even with bussing now there isn't stops that close by. With my proposal we should increase the amount of bus stops in residential areas so people don't have to walk so far to a bus stop. Right now there is 3738 per grocery store in Ontario. Increasing that amount of grocery stores making them closer together will help invest in Canada. Now with this proposal of smart growth and keeping resources closer together and in walking distance, i am ensuring a sustainable Canada for 2041.