Over the next 30 years, Sub-Saharan Africa’s population is expected to double, adding an additional one billion people, said a new UN Population Division report released on 17 June 2019. It is further projected that the region’s population will still be rising fast at the end of the century, when the number of people in other regions on Earth will be reducing.The UN report … [Read more...] about Sub-Saharan Africa Population Will Double by 2050, Amazing or Alarming?
Nowadays, global warming has become a major environmental concern that has drawn public attention worldwide. To better understand the extent of the issue, a summary of key facts and statistics about climate change, complied from international reports, is present here.2018 was the hottest year in Europe and the Middle East on record and the fourth warmest year on Earth since … [Read more...] about Key Facts and Statistics About Climate Change on Earth
Negative impacts of climate warming are already being experienced globally. As set out by the IPCC’s Special Report on Global Warming, limiting global warming to 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels is necessary to prevent irreversible devastating changes. To achieve this goal will require reaching net zero CO2 emissions in most if not all countries by 2050.Several days ago, the … [Read more...] about Taking Care of Our Earth – A Global Agenda for Net Zero CO2 Emissions by 2050, UN Appeals
The following is a full list of nations or territories ranked by their fossil CO2 emissions per square mile in 2017 (in tonnes of CO2). For each nation, the estimates of fossil CO2 emissions per square kilometer (in tonnes of CO2), fossil CO2 emissions per capital (in tonnes of CO2), and total fossil CO2 emissions (in million tonnes of CO2) in 2017 are also presented. All … [Read more...] about List of Countries by Fossil CO2 Emissions Per Square Mile in 2017
It is well-known that China has achieved a great success in economic growth during past two decades. However, rapid economic growth and industrialization, coupled with population growth and lax environmental oversight, have dramatically depleted the country's natural resources and caused many environmental crises. These environmental issues have contributed and will contribute … [Read more...] about 10 Major Environmental Concerns in China