Human Overpopulation: Causes, Effects, Problems & Solutions

Human Overpopulation: Causes, Effects, Problems & Solutions

Human overpopulation is an issue in it’s own right. But, it’s also an issue that contributes to other key environmental and social issues. The logic behind this is that more people generally means more consumption of resources (of food, water, natural resources etc.), and more consumption can lead to more waste generated, more pollution, 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

‘Quantity’ Related Fresh Water 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

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 to help address climate change, than some other actions which are considered moderate or lower impact. In this guide, we reference a study that identifies these high, moderate and low impact actions. We also include a list … Read more

Solutions To Climate Change: Comprehensive Guide

Solutions To Climate Change: Comprehensive Guide

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

The Freshwater Resources & Supplies On Earth, & How We Use Them

The Freshwater Resources & Supplies On Earth, & How We Use Them

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

Water Pollution: Causes, Sources, Effects & Solutions

Water Pollution: Causes, Sources, Effects & Prevention/Solutions

Water pollution might be one of the leading environmental and social issues in the world, and is certainly one of the leading water issues. Water pollution includes pollution of both fresh water sources (lakes, rivers and groundwater aquifers), and also ocean/marine water pollution. In this guide, we’ve outlined what water pollution is, the different types … Read more

Outdoor Air Pollution: Causes, Sources, Effects & Solutions

Outdoor Air Pollution: Causes, Sources, Effects & Prevention/Solutions

There’s two main types of air pollution – indoor air pollution, and outdoor air pollution. This guide focuses on outdoor air pollution (also called ‘ambient air pollution’). We look at what outdoor air pollution is, along with potential causes, sources, examples, effects, and potential ways to prevent, reduce or solve it.   (Note – outdoor … Read more