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Environment and Population


Earth’s Atmospheric CO² Hasn’t Been This High In Millions of Years

We need to focus on decreasing emissions but the rate of increase of CO² remains as high as it has been in the last decade.

Population in the IPCC’s new mitigation report

A new IPCC report confirms that population increase and economic growth are the main drivers of greenhouse gas emissions.

The Arctic is heating four times faster than the rest of the earth

A recent study found that the Arctic, long believed to be warming at two times the rate of the rest of the planet, was underestimated.

1.2 Billion people suffer through temperatures up to 122F, with a likely staggering death toll

The Indian subcontinent, including India and Pakistan, has recorded above-average temperatures for weeks. It's near now 50 Celsius (122F).

‘Most Dangerous Point in Human History’ Looming, Warns Noam Chomsky

Renowned scholar Noam Chomsky: "We are now facing the prospect of destruction of organized human life on Earth."

Nine strategies to stop short of 9 Billion – ten years on

Evolving from a public health issue to one of human rights, access to contraceptive options has increased in many countries.

IPCC finds the world has its best chance yet to slash emissions – if it seizes the opportunity

Greenhouse gas emissions must peak by 2025, say climate scientists in what is in effect their final warning.

Biodiversity Crisis Threatens Global Economic and Social Stability, Report Warns

Central banks and policymakers should address the significant global threats the biodiversity crisis poses to financial stability.

UN’s New “Global Population Growth And Sustainable Development” Report

The Population Division of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs has released a new report.

‘Unthinkable’: Scientists Shocked as Polar Temperatures Soar 50 to 90 Degrees Above Normal

With everything going on in the world right now, the dual polar climate disasters of 2022 should be the top story.