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Overpopulation & Climate Change

One cannot consider climate change without discussing the impacts of overpopulation. While it is important for individuals to reduce their carbon footprint as much as possible, it will have little effect if the global population continues to grow at an … Continue reading

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Increasing Energy Efficiency Causing us to Consume More?

“Increasing efficiency is often the cheapest and easiest way to cut electricity and water consumption, but some lawmakers expressed concerns that stricter rules may backfire and undermine progress toward curbing emissions.” Turns out that while there is some rebound (where individuals … Continue reading

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A Milestone We Shouldn’t Celebrate

Back in May, we reached an important milestone in our impact on the environment, and hardly anyone heard about it. Carbon dioxide levels reached 400 parts per million (for every million molecules in the atmosphere, 400 were carbon dioxide) as … Continue reading

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