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about the climate

To put it simply, there are a lot of people on this planet. Since 1705, the world’s population has grown from one and a half billion to over seven billion people.

population increase 1705 to today

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“That’s the problem,” Bill points out. “There’s billions of people breathing and burning the same thin atmosphere.”

Billions of people breathing

As a result, carbon dioxide concentration in the earth’s atmosphere has increased at an alarming speed. This is making the earth’s climate warmer.

carbon concentration

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Despite these trends, Nye is optimistic in our ability to find new ways of harnessing energy, including solar power and wind.

“With the right attitude, we could, dare I say it — change the world.”

change the world

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B.tech(CSE) student at Chandigarh Groups Of Colleges

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