SOCE 145 - 06.03.08

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SOCE 145 - 06.03.08 Want us to use the evidences from the movie Water resource o The movie, crude impact, o 136-190 deal with water. The issue of water in the future. Explore why water is going to be controversial Water is like water finite and nonrenewable Difference between water and oil Water is essential for life Oil is option. There are alternatives for energy Access to hardwood is affected by temperature change, rising demands for commodity, and weather changes. Points 1. 3% of available water is fresh water 2. 2/3 is locked up in glaciers and polar ice caps 3. The rest are in the soil and deep underground aquifers o 20% of humanity does not have access to adequate water. o Water comes to us by the form of canals. We lost 20% of our water by the water sipit from the canals o Conflicts are going to be over access to water o 1950-1990 - the world’s populate double; the consumption of water is increased by 300% o Read the chapter and focus on the case discussed (the Nile river Basin); o 1. The importance of Egypt. Egypt dominated the supply of water. In the 1920, the building of dams were a way to control and tap into the great resource, water. The annual flooding of the Nile River gave rise to the rising civilization of Egypt. In the age of colonialism, the colonial powers were able to negotiate bargains
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This note was uploaded on 01/05/2009 for the course SOC 620264 taught by Professor Evans during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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