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Five Reasons We Need To Act Now on Climate Change.

by Paola Salomon
According to Craig Welch (2015) there are five reasons that we need to take action on climate change. The first is the negative impact of global warming on the West Antarctic ice sheet. 370 more words

Climate Change

UN page for the International Day for Prevention of the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

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International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict… 273 more words

Environment Matters

Some statistical notes

However, The Atlantic article notes that, “the significance of these figures may be hugely overblown. “Everybody who’s remotely professionally involved in this kind of stuff knows that beyond about 10, 15, 20 years, are basically useless,” says Dr. 578 more words

Miscellaneous

Third of global population malnourished.

One in three members of the global population is malnourished, and the problem exists in every country of the world.

Childhood stunting and wasting remain serious problems: More than 160 million children worldwide under five years old are too short for their age (stunted), while more than 50 million don’t weigh enough for their height (wasted), researchers said.One in three members of the global population is malnourished, and the problem exists in every country of the world, according to a new report. 368 more words

BURNING ISSUES

Chasing IQ and how to keep the global processing power rising even after population starts to decline

At some point in the coming hundred years the global population will start to decline. The birth rate is already falling, now we are just waiting for life span and death rate to catch up. 114 more words

Population

Dead Refugees: The New Normal

Globally, one in every 122 humans is now either a refugee, internally displaced, or seeking asylum.~ UNHCR ~

You know those photos appearing everywhere … the ones of dead kids washing up on shores after desperate attempts get a new life?

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Children