ENERGY and ECOLOGY

ENERGY and ECOLOGY - due to their organisms and their...

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ENERGY ISSUES World energy sources background Non-renewable energy sources – coal, crude oil, natural gas Renewable energy source – solar, wind Energy consumption – developed vs. developing world Energy and economic development: supply & demand The global warming and the greenhouse effect
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ENERGY ISSUES Energy strategies for 21st. Century Nuclear Power Solar energy Wind power Hydroelectric power Electric car and Hybrid development Energy conservation
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ECOLOGY Environment is the world all around us.natural world (Ecosystem) Ecology is defined as the examination and effect of the mutual relationship between organisms and environment, the nature world, analyze the changes and effects on our whole environment
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Unformatted text preview: due to their organisms and their tools. ECOLOGY • Purpose of study – Awareness, thought, understanding responsibility, strategies, and the involvement for a future environment is desirable, inhabitable and sustainable. EARTH DAY • US environment movement from Earth Day 1970 World ecological issues according risk: • High Risk – habitat destruction, global warming, ozone layer depletion, species extinction & biological diversity • Medium Risk – herbicides, pesticides, surface water pollution, airborne toxic substances • Lower Risk – oil spills, radioactive material, ground water pollution • ECOLOGY ISSUES • Human health Risk and all living things...
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2009 for the course EST 325 taught by Professor Wan during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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