Our ecology and the  future of Earth. Is it darker than we could ever have imagined?

Our ecology and the future of Earth. Is it darker than we could ever have imagined?

In 2050 the forecast is 10 billion human beings, an increase that translate’s into greater food and water supply instability, risks for groundwater depletion and droughts will occur more frequently, air quality will be affected, a need for extensive use of land, increased pollution by plastic, greater risks and an increase in the number of pandemics, unemployment, disabilities, more disadvantaged and vulnerable people [the elderly, children, women, those with chronic diseases and people taking certain medications will be at highest risk], mortality rates would be effected, a stress would be placed on housing stocks and availability, the risk of civil insurrections and wars increases. And all this, within a context of humans using far more of the natural resources that the Earth has the ability to renew… Continue reading Our ecology and the future of Earth. Is it darker than we could ever have imagined?