80% of the world's forests are gone
Every ton of recycled office paper saves 380 gallons of oil
84% of all household waste can be recycled
Over 40% if all tropical forests have been destroyed and another acre is lost each second
The U.S. has less than 4% of its forests left
From 2010-2014, there have been 35 oil spills of 7 or more tons, resulting in 26,000 tons of oil lost; 90% of the oil was lost in just 9 incidents.
If the number of cars keeps increasing at its present rate, there will be over one billion cars on the road by 2025. There are currently around 700 million cars on the road, producing 900 million tons of carbon dioxide each year. This equals approxiamately 15 percent of our total output, and none third of the trips made in the U.S. are within 1 mile and could easily be walked.
Crash Course Modern Problems
By: Daniel, Ofek, Jaeho, Jack, and Angela