Energy exploration and consumption are not the only sources of environmental stressors. Human activities in general, production and consumption patterns, tend to affect the health of the environment, polluting and degrading it.
It is an established fact that humanity’s activities affect the environment, usually in a negative way. However, humanity needs a healthy environment to support life.
Environment and Climate
Climate scientists have linked severe droughts, flooding and other extreme weather conditions to climate change. Global warming due to increased levels of anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions in the atmosphere has resulted in climate change.