The War Between the Earth’s Carrying Capacity and Rising Demand

Worldwatch Institute’s Vital Signs 2012 showcases the planet’s growing demand for food and energy, its shrinking resources, and the implications of this dilemma. The global economy continued to grow last year, world population surpassed 7 billion, and the use of energy and other natural resources generally rose. The Worldwatch Institute captures the impacts of this [...]

Top Four Climate Studies of 2011

The Washington Post reports that 2011 was an “extraordinarily turbulent” year for the Earth’s climate system. In the US there were record breaking extremes, from tornados to droughts. Two studies revealed how a warmer world is increasing the likelihood of heavy precipitation events. An Environment Canada study, found that the growing amount of heat-trapping gases [...]

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