Burning waste tyres trigger Climate Change, poses threat to human lives – Climatologist

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Burning waste tyres trigger Climate Change, poses threat to human lives - Climatologist

Burning waste tyres trigger Climate Change, poses threat to human lives – Climatologist

A scientist and a climatologist from a non-governmental organization (African climate reporters) Dr Piman Hoffman has called on Nigerian Butchers to halt the culture of roasting animals with waste expired tyres, in order to stop triggering climate change and polluting the surrounding environment through emitting hazardous waste on the air.

 Hoffman make the called during a chart with the journalist after visiting some slaughter houses, and other places were burning of waste tyres to extract cables and other metal object has become a big business in the region.

He attributed the raising burning of tires in communities to lack of awareness on the harmful effects in both trash dump centre, slaughter houses and other places across the north.

Burning waste tyres trigger Climate Change, poses threat to human lives - Climatologist

According to him, there are three main devastative effects of tire burning to the environment and this include air, water, and soil pollution. The airborne pollution caused from the tire burning has a negative implication to every one residing in the community. The black fumes contain heavy metals and other harmful pollutants that linger in the air and can lead to acute to chronic health hazards.

The climate change specialist says, burning of waste tires has so-many health implications to both the human, animals and all the living organism in the community which these activities usually take place.

He then called on state and federal ministry of environment to check-mate the activities of waste-tires-burners in the community. While calling to youth to stop burning tires during protest and celebration period.

(We must remember that burning waste tires for roasting animals and for other domestic used only adds to toxic burden in the atmosphere and put the lives of human, animals and other living organism in danger).

(community leaders, religious clerics, women and youth organization must team-up and start making campaign against this attitudes).

While calling on ministry of health, environmental reporters from various media houses, CSO and NGO including environmental volunteers to equally support the fight against all sort of air, water and environmental pollutions.

He then appealed to slaughter leaders to find new means of roasting animals through embracing new renewable technology, in order to save the atmosphere against increasing threat due to human irrational activities across the entire north.

He concluded by saying that burning waste tires emits hazardous pollutants, which pose serious threat to human health and environment. He equally advices children burning waste tyre to extract cables to halt this attitude.

Burning waste tyres trigger Climate Change, poses threat to human lives – Climatologist

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