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TEST # 1
Eight "threats" to the environment:
take : oct 1 - 5 (
1 . human economy; how things are done , are we putting back what we take.
climate change; increase population
exponential human population growth : carrying capacity.
ecological overshoot : overshooting carrying capacity.
biotic impoverishment and the reduction of biodiversity : poor in plantlanimal species.
6. renewable resource depletion :
energy allocation : solar, wind, recycling.
environmental refugees : example: Ireland potatoe famine.
. Sea lvl. rising
Carrying Capacity - Malthusian dilemmas overpopulation will outspace agriculture.
. Hapy tat Invaision
"Heterotrophs V. Autotrophs - Maintaining balance
Green House Gases (we discussed 5) 7 cows, rick patter. 70%, carry heat
Z Nitrous oxide
TRAGEDY OF THE
Agriculture , humanz 's
4 ozone : thinning carbondioxide , cars
Enlightened Self-Interest: A person who acts to further the interests of others,
ultimately serve their own self-interest. " do well by doing good . "
Mutually agreed upon coercion: social arrangements that produce responsibility are
arrangements that create coercion.
Legumes and nitrogen fixation
mono-culture versus poly-culture (Ireland v. Andes)
Clean Water Actregulates discharges of pollutants; farmers, can't dumb waste into streams
ble it won't go away .
Clean Air Act
First Law of Thermodynamics...
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- Spring '17
- World population, United States Environmental Protection Agency, green house gases