Category: Human Influence

Exploring Earth’s Carrying Capacity: Is the Current Human Population Sustainable?

Is the Earth’s maximum population carrying capacity higher or lower than the current total human population? As our global population continues to grow at an unprecedented rate, concerns about the Earth’s carrying capacity and the sustainability of human life on our planet have become increasingly relevant. The concept of carrying capacity refers to the maximum

Challenging the Narrative: Exploring Natural Factors Contributing to the Rise in Atmospheric CO2

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is a greenhouse gas that plays a critical role in regulating the Earth’s climate. Over the past century, atmospheric concentrations of CO2 have increased significantly, from about 280 parts per million (ppm) in the pre-industrial era to over 410 ppm today. While human activities such as the burning of fossil fuels and