Deforestation: Causes, Sources, Rates, Effects/Problems & Solutions

Deforestation: Causes, Sources, Effects/Problems & Solutions

Deforestation is an issue that has consequences for humans and wildlife. In this guide, we look at what deforestation is, what causes it, where it occurs the most, rates of deforestation, the effects and problems, and potential solutions. We also look into reforestation and afforestation.   Summary – Deforestation Deforestation can be described as mainly … Read more

Land (& Soil) Degradation: Types, Causes, Effects, & Solutions (Ways To Prevent It)

Land Pollution, Degradation & Soil Contamination: Causes, Sources, Effects & Solutions

Land and soil are some of the most important resources we have on Earth. So, it’s important to learn how land/soil is being used, degraded, and conserved/protected. Land degradation is the blanket term usually used to describe a number of land and soil degradation issues such as soil contamination, soil erosion, desertification, and more. In … Read more

Human Overpopulation: Causes, Effects, Problems & Solutions

Human Overpopulation: Causes, Effects, Problems & Solutions

Human overpopulation is an issue by itself, but can also be at the core of other key environmental and social issues. It makes sense – more people generally means more consumption (of food, water, natural resources etc.), more waste generated, and more environmental pollution issues.  In this guide, we discuss the causes, effects, problems and … Read more

Waste Pollution: Causes, Sources, Effects & Solutions

Waste Pollution: Causes, Sources, Effects & Solutions

Waste pollution is one of the broadest social and environmental issues. There’s many different types of waste, different ways that waste can pollute the environment, and a range of effects that waste pollution can have across society. In this guide, we summarise what waste pollution is, identify the different types of waste, and outline the … Read more

Plastic Pollution: Causes, Sources, Effects & Solutions

Plastic Pollution: Causes, Sources, Effects & Solutions

Plastic pollution mainly occurs in the ocean, and on land. However, there can be some more indirect forms of plastic pollution too. In this guide we summarise the types of plastic pollution, the causes, the sources, the effects, and potential solutions to reduce and/or stop plastic pollution.   (*Note – You can also read more … Read more

What Elon Musk Said On The Joe Rogan Experience About Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Sustainable Energy & Electric Cars

Elon Musk was on the Joe Rogan Experience today, and they covered some important topics such as Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Sustainable Energy, Electric Cars and much more. The following are some interesting paraphrased quotes from Elon Musk on the Joe Rogan Experience in September, 2018 (check the full interview for the full accuracy of these … Read more

Water Scarcity, Water Stress, & Other ‘Water Quantity’ Related Problems: Causes, Effects, Solutions, Forecasts & Stats

Water Scarcity: Causes, Effects, Solutions & Stats

This guide is about quantity related global fresh water problems, such as water availability, water scarcity, water stress and water shortages. We look at the causes, effects, solutions, forecasts, and relevant stats for this category of fresh water problems.   Summary – ‘Quantity’ Related Fresh Water Problems Quantity related fresh water problems occur when internal … Read more

Best & Most Effective Ways To Reduce Your Own Personal Carbon Footprint (How Individuals Can Help With Climate Change)

Best (& Most Effective) Ways To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Some actions for reducing your own personal carbon footprint may have a higher impact and be more effective than some other actions which are considered lower impact. In this guide, we reference a study that identifies these high, moderate and low impact actions. We also include a list of others actions that may help lower … Read more

Solutions To Climate Change: Comprehensive Guide

Solutions To Climate Change & Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The broad solutions for climate change that are frequently mentioned are mitigation and adaptation. However, there are also more specific solutions and strategies that need to take into account the individual situation of different countries, States/provinces, cities, and sectors around the world. Individuals can also help with different actions too. In this guide, we look … Read more

Freshwater Resources & Supplies On Earth, & How We Use Them: An FAQ Guide

Freshwater Supply & Usage Around The World: How Much Freshwater We Have, How Much We Use, & How We Use It

We’ve already put together a guide about the total amount of water on Earth and how it’s distributed. However, this guide is specifically about fresh water resources/supplies on Earth, how we use them, and other important considerations such as how we might sustainably manage fresh water resources into the future.    Summary – Freshwater Resources, … Read more