Lecture 17 - International Affairs Lecture 18: Environment...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–7. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
International Affairs Lecture 18: Environment (Episode 2 Michael Colaresi International AffairsLecture 18:Environment (Episode 2 – p.1/17
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Quick Review Causes of Global Scarcity Overpopulation Resource Depletion Use - Going, Going, Gone Pollution - Externalities of Use International AffairsLecture 18:Environment (Episode 2 – p.2/17
Background image of page 2
Food Scarcity 1 in 5 people in the developing world are considered chronically undernourished. Most of the worlds farmable land is being farmed. Food production has actually increased over the last 3 decades. Problems include fluctuation in supply and distribution. International AffairsLecture 18:Environment (Episode 2 – p.3/17
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Problems with Supply Paradox of Production Prices Local conditions Weather and Global Climate changes Averages versus volatility. International AffairsLecture 18:Environment (Episode 2 – p.4/17
Background image of page 4
Volatility 50 100 150 food 0 20 40 60 80 100 counter Figure 1: Food Volatility International AffairsLecture 18:Environment (Episode 2 – p.5/17
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Rotten Apple Problem (Biological) Rotten Civil Wars (Political Conflict)
Background image of page 6
Image of page 7
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 10/04/2009 for the course IAFS 1000 at Colorado.

Page1 / 17

Lecture 17 - International Affairs Lecture 18: Environment...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 7. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online