Essay on Hybrid Cars
The world population is increasing at a massive rate and with the increase in population growth more space is needed for building houses, roads, schools, hospitals, etc.
“The world's population will rise from 6.5 billion to 9.1 billion by 2050, according to a United Nations survey released Thursday. Much of the growth will take place in the least-developed countries, where a high rate of mortality is outweighed by an even higher rate of fertility. Their current collective population of 800 million is projected to swell to 1.7 billion in 2050.” (Wald)
Human population growth can be seen as having a major impact on the environment as human activities are increasing, pollution is increasing and …show more content…
Some of the consequences of depletion of the ozone layer directly towards humans are: skin cancer and cataracts, also reduction in the ability of people’s immune systems to respond to illnesses. In addition, most of the marine food chains are negatively affected, leading to increased atmospheric carbon dioxide and global warming. Air pollution is another major problem that is a result of human activities. Burning of fossil fuels such as gasoline causes chemicals and particulate matter to be released into the atmosphere thus causing air pollution. A number of substances contribute to air pollution, most common of which contain carbon, sulfur and nitrogen. They have a negative impact on the health of all people, especially those with allergic and respiratory conditions, such