Unformatted text preview: Question 1 1 out of 1 palms The ability to meet humanity’s current needs without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs is termed: Correct Answer: environmental sustainability. 0 Question 2 1 out of 1 points The current global ecological footprint of each person is about 2.3 hectares. The Earth presentlyr has 11.4 billion hectares of productive land and water. Ifwe divide
this usable area by the global human population of approximately 6 billion, this means: Correct Answer: a we have an ecological deﬁcit — we have exceeded our allotted footprint of 1.9 hectares per person Question 3 1 out of 1 points Ajournalist reports on what Hardin (1968) referred to as a “tragedy of the commons." The media story concerns: Correct Answer: the environmental costs that everyone must pay in the long run due to individual exploitation of resources for short—term gains. 0 Question 4 l] out of 1 points lfwe could immediately stop all use of fossil fuels, what would be the result? Correct Answer: 0 The earth’s climate would continue to warm for the next several decades ...
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