Posts Tagged ‘earth’

Earth Hour 2008

March 31, 2008

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Noting that “most United States newspapers did not play up Earth Hour” and that the Canadian papers which were reviewed “previewed Earth Hour a lot more prominently” and “dominated with Earth Hour pictures,” David Gough asks, why did Earth Hour have a larger profile in Ontario? 01

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No Us? What a Concept!

February 9, 2008

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Espresso is one of the Four Mugs (and a Crock) who routinely disrupts my day by making me think about something that’s not on my ‘To Do’ list? Don’t these people know that my day’s too full already?

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Human Population

December 8, 2007

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Although the rate of global human population increase has almost halved since it’s 1963 peak, it’s still a serious concern. Currently, our species continues to increase by almost 204,000 every day.

At the same time, global life expectancy has risen from 46 years (in 1950) to 65 years (in 2005), and even higher in developed countries.

As 3rd-world countries progress economically, limited resources will become more depleted. But worse than that, the ability of the environment to withstand the stress of our consumption may well reach a breaking point.

Click HERE to watch David Bleja‘s great learning simulation.

Other Links:
AMP: How much human life can planet Earth sustain?