Going through my usual news flow yesterday morning I found that one topic was ‘hotter’ than other; the climate. Sure it’s been an issue for quite some time now but three somewhat major articles in the ‘top news section’ at BBC and CNN is more than usual; at least I think so.
Have a read, just follow the links.
2) Climate change shrinking species, study warns
3) With 7 billion on earth, a huge task before us
Just 12 years after the arrival of the 6 billionth individual on the planet in 1999, humanity will greet the 7 billionth arrival this month. The world population continues its rapid ascent, with roughly 75 million more births than deaths each year. The consequences of a world crowded with 7 billion people are enormous. And unless the world population stabilizes during the 21st century, the consequences for humanity could be grim.