Overall, mosquitoes have been the deadliest predator of humans throughout history.
Residential energy makes a huge contribution to energy use.
with rising human population new (virgin) sources of ore will be mined to satisfy the demand for more products.
the storage of plant-derived carbon in everyday products that are landfilled may help sequester carbon from the atmosphere.
We pay close attention to human disease, but we let the global transport of exotic species, pests, and pathogens proceed with little notice.
Countries such as the U.S., are likely engaging in much frivolous consumption of energy without benefits to health and happiness.
Most of the oil in the sea comes from human activities near the coast.
Overall, the energy used in BECCS adds about 30% to the carbon emissions to the atmosphere from burning biomass directly.
If Greenland were to melt completely, sea level would rise by about 7 meters (21 feet) flooding most coastal areas worldwide
When these forests are cleared, the lower rates of transpiration may lead to permanent reductions in regional rainfall, and slow recovery of the forest.