- How can we as inhabitants of this planet fix our environment as a whole?
Accorning to Stephen Emmott the biggest upcoming issue of our future generations are facing, pertaining to our planet would be over population. This seems to be the. Expected biggest environmental crisis with our population worldwide increasing at such a fast rate. Even though many species occupy this planet, we dominate because of our adaptive nature. We have learned to survive, and our birth rate is two times faster than our death rate. The gap seems to be increasing each year, and over population is becoming more and more of a future reality. If this crisis does occur, environmentally we are looking at severe problems such as an increase in air pollution, agriculture devastation, and possible plague and disease expansion These products will in turn leave the human race going down the path of extinction. “Humans are “eating away at our own life support systems” at a rate unseen in the past 10,000 years by degrading land and freshwater systems, emitting greenhouse gases and releasing vast amounts of agricultural chemicals into the environment, new research has found.”