Which Industries Use The Most Water

Which Industries Use The Most Water

Globally, the three main sectors that are responsible fresh water withdrawals are agriculture, industry, and the municipal sector. In this guide, we look at how much water the different industries within each of these sectors.   (*Note – in this guide, we refer to the main sectors as agriculture, industry and municipal, whilst we refer … Read more

The Potential Negative Effects Of Mining On The Environment, Animals & Humans

The Potential Negative Effects Of Mining On The Environment, Animals & Humans

Mining (oil and gas, coal, and metal ore mining in particular) is a controversial sector in society. On one hand, mining provides jobs, economic boost, and valuable resources for everyday life. On the other hand, there’s concerns over environmental effects like land degradation, water pollution and air pollution, as well as the impact on wild … Read more

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

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

Deforestation can have a range of effects on humans and wildlife. In this guide, we discuss what deforestation is, what causes it, where it occurs the most, rates of deforestation, the effects and problems, potential solutions, and how many trees we might really need on Earth. We also look into reforestation and afforestation.   Summary … Read more

Land & Soil Degradation: Types, Causes, Effects, & Solutions

Land & Soil Degradation: Types, Causes, Effects, & Solutions

Land and soil are some of the most important resources to humans on Earth. So, it’s important to learn about how they can be degraded (and conserved/protected). In this guide, we look at what land degradation is, the main types, the causes, the effects/impact, and the potential solutions to prevent it.   Summary – Land … Read more

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 is one type of waste pollution, and it occurs both in the ocean, and also on dry land. In this guide below, we summarise each of these major types of plastic pollution, along with some of the other relevant information relating to causes, sources, effects/impact, and potential solutions.   Summary – Plastic Pollution Two … 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. You can check the full interview for the full accuracy of what was said in interview (via the link at the bottom of this guide, or an online … 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