On both we must act strongly now and expect to continue that action over the next decades. As far a desert scrubland: The desert of Death Valley has sea life fossels. I'm curious, do people realize the rate at which the world population of humans is expanding? It blows my mind that anyone could not see this to be true.Anyway,that was a very good hub,thanks for the information. The more plants, the more oxygen for us. Underground Storage Tanks, James McKenna 430 45. Biodiversity loss, nature loss, it is at an unprecedented level in the history of mankind," says Elizabeth Mrema, the executive secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity. It slows down above 90 degrees F, shuts down above 95 degrees, and has stopped entirely by 105 degrees, so regions with significant temperature increases can expect reduced plant growth of all sorts despite the higher CO2 levels. The widespread introduction of nitrogen fertilizers to the world's farmers was one of the driving forces of the remarkable Green Revolution of the 20th century, which increased crop yields in most regions of the globe by up to ten times. Unfortunately, excessive aerosols are nevertheless undesirable because of their damaging effects on human and animal health, among other things. Author: Its area fell from 4,100,000 square kilometers in 1970 to 3,300,000 square kilometers in 2016. Land Use Changes are also particularly difficult to define a "tipping point" for because their effects vary so significantly, so that in fact the exact environmental impact of one land use change is different from the impact of every other land use change ever made. Since shellfish and plankton provide food for many other creatures and coral reefs offer one of the richest and most biodiverse ocean habitats, this could result in a disastrous domino effect for ocean ecosystems, leading to the collapse of many fisheries and eventual extinction of thousands of species. never on the scale that is likely to affect the 21st century, linked groundwater depletion around the world to rising sea levels. Sure. What can I say apart from lets all of us globally, hope and pray when it comes to environmental issue we have to face, lets hope we haven't gone over the tipping point. By now it has became clear that the way we live and the way the global economy works will come to an end sooner than we expected. A vision to create a world where economic progress meets environmental conservation is the need of time. According to the United Nations, Zambia's population is projected to increase by 941% by the end of this century. The Global Warming-Cooling-Change movement is the only thing moving, MOVING from one lie to the next. Ah yes I forgot. race currently faces, and identify the potential "tipping points" We need to peak carbon emissions by 2015 to have a hope of keeping warming below 2 degrees C. If we delay even until 2020, we'd have to go down by 10% a year, globally. Proves nothing. Diane Denison from Cincinnati Ohio on May 22, 2018: A Terrific Article In Which You took Intense Time to Write. I look forward to reading more of your posts in the future. This catastrophic loss of biodiversity is already likely to affect the development of life on earth for millions of years to come. Global Warming A Threat To Mankind. laringo from From Berkeley, California. 0000002872 00000 n kerryg (author) from USA on February 06, 2012: Helpingyoufindit, thanks for the reminder. As we know, this planet has a limited supply of natural resources. 0000000616 00000 n However, human activities now remove more nitrogen from the atmosphere than all natural processes combined, and much of this nitrogen ends up as a pollutant. Now some of the "learned" are going back to the mini Ice Age again. The limited scope of humanitarian aid and lack of global awareness makes the problems continue to grow. Voting up and interesting! Very interesting article you've published there it gives us a widening area of How can we address this a soon as possible and hope that if we all make change today then maybe just maybe. Then being totally exposed as a hoax, had to change your mantra to Climate CHANGE. Wow the more CO2, the more plants. At the very least, those readers inclined to disagree with AGW may return with more novel arguments than "it's the sun" and "it's a liberal conspiracy!". This hub has very interesting topics for us. My biggest concerns are chemicals and water. Lord John Browne, former group Chief Executive of BP, is one of the most respected businessmen in Britain today. Drive the space industry towards prioritization of climate and environmental action . http://ams.confex.com/ams/pdfpapers/131047.pdf. Ty for a well documented and research hub I will be using it to start looking deeper into this issue as well. Please let people discuss things without changing it into an argument over religion or politics. at the same time I am really worried about the fact that you mentioned in your hub regarding acidification of ocean waters that will gone up to 150% in next 100 years..I don't know whether our earth is heading towards another dissaster, I don't come back to many hubs but this is one I will stay on top of. Very informative but at the same time very, very hard to read. Over the last 250 years, surface acidity of the ocean has increased by an estimated 30%. Climatology is a complex science, and there are some who believe that the changes of the past few decades are nothing but natural variations. WAIT that would mean the plant life would die since they breathe CO2 & give off oxygen for the air breathers to use. And I'm not surprise. Artist's rendering of ocean life in the early Triassic, shortly after the Permian-Triassic extinction event. The fertilizers cause massive algae blooms, which consume all the oxygen in the water, leaving it too low in oxygen for anything to survive. “China’s 70-Years Development and the Construction of a Community with a Shared Future for Mankind”. Michael explains why religious approaches to the environment are inappropriate and cause damage to the natural world they intend to protect. But before the onset of the 2014 Ebola epidemic, most people, including policymakers, seldom thought about pandemics (worldwide epidemics)—which explains why the risk of contagion is undermanaged and the Ebola crisis is here at all.­ A recent study pegged our contribution at about 74%. This paper reflects on 21st-century health policy development and public health practice, as a basis for guidance and support for Member States. In my opinion more needs to be done about these issues and prevent global disasters. New York City, the country’s economic center, suffered from smog under certain weather conditions. 0000001189 00000 n Krzysztof Willman from Parlin, New Jersey on April 08, 2015: This is quite a read with great detail and information. Humanity has never faced the types of changes that we are facing today and will continue to face in the decades to come. This is just as illogical as your previous suggestion. By . Unlike greenhouse gases, most aerosols have a net cooling effect on the climate because they reflect sunlight back into space, instead of allowing it to warm the Earth. Beyond 350 ppm, we begin to risk catastrophic and effectively irreversible changes, such as the disappearance of the Greenland ice sheet, which is already melting at a rate of 48 cubic miles (200 cubic kilometers) per year. :P. You certainly believe in the full line of leftist causes. This problem is most severe in industrialized areas and areas that use "slash-and-burn" agriculture methods or wood fires for cooking. The cause or causes of the Permian-Triassic extinction are still unknown, but the cause of the current mass extinction sadly is not. I see "no water stress" levels in the Brazil but nobody there drinks water from their own faucet either but they will boil it. The water situation is possibly closer than we think. I think you guys get the point. It hasn't survived any either. As many as half of all plant and animal species that exist today could be extinct by 2100, a rate that is an estimated 1000 times the natural rate of 0.1-1.0 species per million species per year. ancestralstory from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia on April 29, 2012: Interesting hub. came into play. Voted up and shared. THAT is the real reason behind the Left's agenda. Fear, Complexity, & Environmental Management in the 21 st Century . Asphaltic Shingle Roofing also traps a lot of heat. With climate change becoming a growing topic that demands immediate attention, engineers are going to have to up their game to help mitigate potential catastrophe. It's pretty clear from your avatar that you don't have to worry about being alive then, and neither do I, but my children by all rights should be, and you'll pardon me if I prefer to do everything in my power to reduce the chance that they will experience total societal collapse. Apparently Newsweek thought a new ice age sounded more sensational than a global heat wave, so "scientists predict a new ice age" passed into the mainstream consciousness in the 70's, while hardly anybody outside the scientific community discussed the possibility of global warming until the late 80's, despite the fact that the basic science behind the greenhouse effect had been established for 150 years and scientists had been saying that humans might be influencing it for nearly 100. September 29th, the above article was edited to clarify measurements of carbon, carbon dioxide, and methane. Thanks for the shearing information. Thanks for sharing great hub. The overwhelming majority of climate scientists, however, believe that human activities are currently affecting the climate and, like many other scientists, the Planetary Boundaries team believes that the tipping point has already been passed. kerryg (author) from USA on February 03, 2012: Gusser, by that logic, humans never start forest fires because forest fires have been started by lightning in the past. Washington DC. I definitely encourage everyone who reads this hub to read widely on environmental issues and make up your own mind about who is telling the truth. Keep up the good work. xref This new "theory" has not failed any rigorous testing, And nobody disputes its facts. I have a theory that "The man in the moon could apply sunscreen to himself & reflect the suns rays away from earth thus cooling global Warming". Optimistically, it would appear that many solutions for prevention and resolution of environmental issues could lie in the … Some of these endocrine disrupting chemicals are blamed for a sudden rise in hermaphroditism among aquatic creatures such as fish and frogs. Economics 452 48. Good information and nicely written. (FAITH). Additionally, "the more CO2, the more plants" is a gross oversimplification. OOPS Thats right Obama was going to " Lower sea levels". Others are believed to contribute to the rise in breast cancer, prostate cancer, and other hormone-related cancers in humans. The climate crisis. What a great resource you've compiled here... so informative, and it';s so important to get the word out. How to survive the 21st century. 1.3 Tackling Contemporary Problems with Traditional Culture. Contents 1 ECONOMICS, ETHICS AND ECOLOGY 9 2 THREATS TO THE ENVIRONMENT 51 3 GROWING POPULATION, VANISHING RESOURCES 79 4 THE GLOBAL FOOD CRISIS 113 5 INTOLERABLE ECONOMIC INEQUALITY 135 6 THE THREAT OF NUCLEAR WAR 149 7 THE DEVIL’S DYNAMO 191 8 THE … In addition to human suffering and armed conflicts, unsustainable water use also affects the environment as a whole. Many experts believe that water depletion will be one of the most pressing issues of the 21st century. I recommend Skeptical Science as the best starting point. Washington Center for Complexity and Public Policy. To put this era in perspective, all major human civilizations have existed since the beginning of the Holocene. Keep up the good work! This is the title of an International Conference, organized by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) which I was privileged to attend from 5-7 November 2019 in Shanghai. Here is the secret to successful crisis management in the 21st century: A little about TEDx and a huge thanks to the City of LA. :) But before that can happen we need articles like these to spread more awareness. Every year, humans convert 120 million tons of nitrogen from the atmosphere into reactive forms such as nitrates, mainly in the production of nitrogen-based fertilizer for crops. Though, nothing is going to be changed positively in favour of the green environment for at least some long time in future. The IPA was inaugurated in late 1998 and immediately became embroiled in contentious debate regarding the type of electoral system to embrace. charles wade from Chicago, Illinois on January 24, 2012: Don’t worry, the same brilliant minds that created so many of our problems will certainly get us out of them; will they not? Population is the root of all environmental problems, and it is the most complicated concern to deal with. 0000001536 00000 n 0 In the 21st century, with the global economy and environment under the influence of the global financial crisis, the global environmental problems have become more and more serious, and people are more and more aware of the importance of environmental ethics to global environmental governance. I feel a less redundant and easier to measure choice might have been soil depletion due to erosion, desertification, and unsound agricultural practices, among other factors. Nice hub about the hot topic. “China’s 70-Years Development and the Construction of a Community with a Shared Future for Mankind”. UK PRIME Minister Tony Blair has repeatedly stressed that the two major challenges for the twenty-first century will be combating terrorism and mitigating climate change. … Mycelium (mushrooms are their fruit) break down complex compounds like fertilizers, so other microbes can use them as food, which makes nutrients available for plants. As far as Global Warming is concerned if anyone would actually think about the planet and civilization it's not hard to see that Global Warming has to be occurring.Every person on the planet produces a body temp of 98.5 degrees add that to all the light bulbs producing heat plus in-home-heating and industrial heat production,it has to be warmer now than anytime in man's history. Chemical pollution,ocean solidification all are great concerns ..We have to do something to remove it otherwise we have to pay off in future. We either gain control over the course of events or civilization might suffer. At a time when poverty and hunger levels are declining around the world, famine is recurring, driven by conflicts and natural disasters. Hopefully more awareness will bring about more change. Post author By László Molnár; Post date April 9, 2020; No Comments on How to survive the 21st century; Photo by bantersnaps on Unsplash. A depleted ozone layer would mean increased rates of skin cancer for humans, as well as damage to plants and ecosystems. Inadequate water resources have led to violent conflict throughout human history, but never on the scale that is likely to affect the 21st century. 0000003726 00000 n That's not even accounting for all of the asphalt paving laid out everywhere,which if you have ever walked out on the driveway barefoot in summer,you will understand is trapping a huge amount of heat and holding it long after sundown. Artist's rendering of ocean life in the late Permian, shortly before the Permian-Triassic extinction event. Excellent read voted up. mrshadyside1 from Georgia on February 09, 2012: Great hub! Evaporation of irrigation spray and runoff of excess water into the storm drains is causing as much sea level rise as melting glaciers. Challenges in the 21st century. Suhail Zubaid aka Clark Kent from Mississauga, ON on February 14, 2013: Most interesting read ever on environment concerns. "AND if science is " consistently *under* estimating" THAT alone shows science to be in ERROR AGAIN.". Science is supposed to be logical. Another concern is rising ocean levels. Many of the challenges facing Latin America in the 21st Century are ones with which it has dealt since independence from Spain 200 years ago. 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It will require a worldwide improvement in energy efficiency and conservation, a massive push to more carbon neutral forms of energy generation, and a revolution in land use practices. Great hub. Unfortunately, this stable, pleasant period is currently coming to "Looks like" is not proof---"May happen" is not proof. Like what you have mentioned in #5, water is going to be a big concern. Sad to see that these issues have long been identified and there has been very little progress being made on them. Public health is a societal function facing complex political, social, economic and environmental challenges to which multisectoral responses are required, involving both vertical and horizontal integration. CO2 can easily be lowered. The human race's use (and abuse) of the nitrogen cycle has been one of the most beneficial for our own species for many years. Enjoy your trip to the moon in search of observational evidence to back it up! chrae from Melbourne, Australia on March 16, 2012: Fantastic Hub, all very relevant issues that will continue to effect to people on earth into the future. The 1992 Rio Earth Summit was heralded as the turning point for global environmental policy. It is certainly possible that it may be debunked in the future, but meanwhile, given that it predicts civilization-ending catastrophe if we don't take action, I feel that this is a clear case where the benefits outweigh the risks. Laura Tykarski from Pittsburgh PA on April 17, 2012: I vote this up and awesome. Gusser must I remind you of 2 Timothy 2:23-24. According to past geology it is a cycle and should return. voted up and interesting...thanks! Other pollutants, such as some heavy metals, are already known to be both harmful and persistent. Great job on this important topic. The limited scope of humanitarian aid and lack of global awareness makes the problems continue to grow. iguidenetwork from Austin, TX on April 03, 2012: You're absolutely correct on that @Mlssilva. 21st century. For developing countries, the merger of environment and development was a major improvement over earlier environmental conferences and provided hope for i… I am concerned about the future of next generations. SCIENCE at it's finest. The Most Important Crisis Facing the 21st Century Hardcover – August 2, 2012 by Arnold A. McMahon (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. You state that groundwater depletion leads to rising sea levels. Among policymakers who worry about it at all, optimists think a severe pandemic is a once-in-a-century event. Without the other causes we would be experiencing increased temperatures. 0000003278 00000 n The majority of modern extinctions are directly or indirectly caused by human activity. :P. https://hubpages.com/politics/Global-Warming-Solut... Talk about lost. beyond which the pleasant Holocene era would disappear and the Earth's natural resources would be seriously depleted. Now it looks like it may happen by 2030. The 21st century is an extremely important period in the history of China's development. Right now the battles for control over the last supplies is a game of winner takes all or last man standing. And conservatives want to bring on the Apocalypse so Jesus will show up and Rapture them out of this world they've ruined. 52 0 obj<>stream So is the heliocentric solar system. We've brought together expert opinion, facts, videos and interviews on environmental, social and economic challenges of the 21st Century, all underpinned by the latest geographical research. 1990's & early 2000 WARMING. So, as Feynman suggests, the door must be left open to allow new ideas and solutions to enter in. YET COMPLETELY FALSE My sunscreen theory is just as accurate. For example, irrigation of crops can lead to salinization of soil, ultimately leading to desertification and loss of habitat and biodiversity. Granados, Jesús. We also know that the pattern of warming we are currently observing is consistent with warming caused by an increase in CO2. Most people know the natural world is facing great challenges and degradation, but few know the true extents of the changes and deprivation the environment faces and its extended effects on human welfare and all other life on Earth. However I do have a possible correction or two. Environmental Training 423 44. This is the title of an International Conference, organized by the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS) which I was privileged to attend from 5-7 November 2019 in Shanghai. The authors of Planetary Boundaries: Exploring the Safe Operating Space for Humanity, The effect of more acidic seawater is similar to that of the disease osteoporosis on human bones - the shells and skeletons gradually become softer and weaker. Angela Kane from Las Vegas, Nevada on February 14, 2013: Great hub and information. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zORv8wwiadQ. %%EOF The acidity is expected to increase by 150% by 2100.... 30% of the entire ocean, covering 75% of our planet? Other Dead Zones exist in the Baltic Sea, the Black Sea, Chesapeake Bay, and some parts of the Pacific Ocean, as well as freshwater lakes and rivers around the world. attempted to identify the most serious environmental threats the human :). 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