27 Mar '16, 2pm

#peakoil Population Growth the Impact on the Environment: For centuries, scientists have predicted that the th...

As the world’s population grows, more electricity and fossil fuels will need to be consumed in order to keep up with the demand of both developed and rapidly developed nations. It is mainly the rapidly developing countries–which are developing more up-to-date industries but also which have been experiencing larger growth rates than developed countries–that will have the most environmental impact on the world in the future. Although no one knows for sure, scientists expect that fossil fuels for automobiles are projected to run out at some point in the next fifty to seventy-five years, requiring all humans to develop alternative forms of transportation. Additionally, other fossil fuels, such as burning coal for electricity, will continue to increase the amount of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. According to Climate Interactive, if the world’s population continues to grow...

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