GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT ISSUES
People need to be aware of what types of environmental problems our planet is facing.
POLLUTION Fumes from industries and motor vehicle exhausts are the number one pollutants of air, water and soil.
GLOBAL WARMING Emission of Greenhouse gases results in global warming.
GLOBAL WARMING Global warming leads to rising temperatures of the oceans and the earth's surface causing melting of polar ice caps, rise in sea levels and also usual precipitation patterns such as flash floods, excessive snow or desertification.
OVERPOPULATION The population of the planet is reaching unsustainable levels Li
NATURAL RESOURCE DEPLETION Natural resource depletion is another crucial current environmental problems Fossil fuel consumption results in emission of Greenhouse gases, which is responsible for global warming and climate change
Globally, people are taking efforts to shift to renewable sources of energy like solar, wind, biogas and geothermal energy. The cost of installing the infrastructure and maintaining these sources has increased a lot in the recent years.
WASTE DISPOSAL The over consumption of resources and creation of plastics are creating a global crisis of waste disposal. Developed countries are notorious for producing an excessive amount of waste or garbage and dumping their waste
LOSS OF BIODIVERSITY Species and habitats are getting extinct because of various human activities and and there's a loss of bio-diversity. Eco systems, which took millions of years to get formed, are in danger when any species population is decimating
OCEAN ACIDIFICATION The ocean acidity has increased by the last 250 years but by 2100, itmayshoot up by 150%. The main impact is on shellfish and plankton in the same way as huiman osteoporosis.