Lithium Extraction Environmental Impact

Lithium prices doubled in 2018 because of the steady increase in demand. During this period, the International Energy Agency (IEA) predicted that the number of electric vehicles (EVs) worldwide would be 125 million by 2030. We had approximately 3.1 million electric cars in early 2018. There have been other similar projections since then. The projections leave us with a paradox of “clean” electric cars versus “dirty” lithium mining. Remember, EVs, laptops, phones, and other digital devices use rechargeable lithium-ion batteries.

How Does Smoking Pollute the Environment?

Smoking pollutes the environment in several ways and causes over 480,000 death every year in the US. This means it causes more deaths in the country than HIV AIDS, illegal drug use, motor vehicle injuries, alcohol use, and firearm-related damages combined. Remember, this figure refers to the deaths related to tobacco smoking alone. In the present age, electronic smoking, also known as e-cigarette smoking, is also on the increase, and studies have shown that it might have a more disastrous impact on the environment than tobacco.

What Does Evapotranspiration Mean?

As much as 99% of the water plants take up in the field, particularly in arid regions, is lost through evapotranspiration (ET). The plants rely on less than 1% of the water to produce plant tissues. Farmers, environmentalists, and nations are currently at the forefront in tracking evapotranspiration since it’s helpful for developing highly efficient ways to mitigate the adverse impact of global warming and climate change.

The Amazon: A carbon sink in decline

New research suggests that the amazon is now a net producer of greenhouse gasses. This is something scientists have warned of for decades, but how have we reached this point? Here we’ll dive into an explanation of why the Amazon is so important, how it works as a carbon sink and why it’s not functioning as one anymore.

Carbon Dioxide Effects On Humans And The Environment

Introduction While carbon dioxide (CO2) is essential for plant and animal survival, too much concentration in the atmosphere can have devastating consequences. CO2 has proven to be a significant contributor to air pollution, taking a substantial role in the greenhouse effect. That’s because carbon dioxide traps radiation at the ground level, resulting in ground-level ozone. That prevents the earth from cooling during the night and warms ocean waters. What Is Carbon Dioxide?

The Most Polluting Industries in 2022

The Most Polluting Industries in 2022 Several industries have driven the climate change crisis despite the stakeholders knowing the underlying dangers. Looking back at the last years, we agree that environmental pollution is at an all-time high in 2022. Many of our animals are endangered. Ultimately, we have felt that we are also in danger as lots of improperly treated industrial wastes pollute the water we drink and the air we breathe.