The population of the world increased to seven billon last week, and, according to The Daily Mail, the population of the UK alone will rise from 62.3 million (in 2010) to 73.2 million in 2035, while an estimated 100,000 of us will reach the age of 100 within 25 years. This makes it even more essential that we look after our planet.
Mark Lynas’ Six Degrees examines what happens when the temperature of the Earth rises. What seems like such an insignificant amount actually has a massive effect on us and our planet. But draught, disappearing glaciers and super storms can be avoided by simple measures that we all ware of, like car-sharing, switching off inessential lighting and cutting down on waste by recycling.
The shocking full breakdown of how we, individually, contribute to global warming can be found here.