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Dustin Johnson Sociology 2100 Chapter Outline 11/26/07 How Can We Solve the World’s Environmental Problem? Reasons for the environmental problem o We have so many people on Earth today and all these people need food, water, clothing, and shelter o We have a big problem of polluting, depleting, and storing of waste is that during the past 200 years, we have gone from an agricultural way of life to and industrial way of life o We have a higher material standard of living which means when we are producing all of our goods we are using up resources o The last cause is that, increasingly, people in developing nations are noticing how well people in developed nations are living and want to have some or many of the same amenities as do people in developed nations, this causes an increase in depletion, an increase in pollution, and increased accumulation of waste. Consequences o One of the most dangerous consequences of our polluting the environment is that we put huge amounts of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere as the result of
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