7.6 billion humans inhabit Earth.
This number is estimated to rise to up to 10.9 billion in 2050.
Like a one-man wrecking ball, we dominate our natural world.
As the population rises, food production is set to match this increase
40% of land feeds the planet.
Can global crop production meet future demands?
Converting forests to urban land removes vital carbon sinks
We’ve lost 80% of the world’s natural forests
Sea Level Rise
As temperatures surge, sea levels rise with it.
Melting glaciers add to Earth’s total water volume.
Eventually, swallowing coastal cities like Shanghai & New York
The Greenhouse Effect
Human activity is driving temperature up.
By adding greenhouse gases, it keeps more heat in.
Vehicles, factories, and agriculture are the main culprits.
Even though 99% of species that ever existed are now extinct
But currently, extinction rates are 100 to 1000 times above normal.
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- Global Warming I: The Science and Modeling of Climate Change by the University of Chicago
- From Climate Science to Action by the World Bank
- Our Earth's Future by the American Museum of Natural History