|MadSci Network: Earth Sciences|
I realize that there are alot of variables that could be taken into consideration to answer this question. With the number of people on earth increasing at a fast rate, how does/can this affect the speed of the rotation on its axis or its rotation around the sun? With more people comes more buildings, but less forest. If I understand correctly, damming rivers to provide electricity for the growing population can affect the earths rotation (Yangtze River). I could think of more "ifs, ands or buts", but I will leave this a little open- ended. Thank you.
Re: How could the increase in population affect earth's speed?
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