EOC_ch23

Essential Environment: The Science behind the Stories (3rd Edition)

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Chapter 23 Testing Your Comprehension 1 Reducing the ecological footprint of a campus can have a direct and significant impact; committed students can influence others; and the effects of education, like the ripples from a stone thrown into a lake, can spread widely. 2 (1) Providing recycling drop-off points, (2) advocating for green building designs in the campus planning process, (3) engineering campus landscapes for water conservation, (4) advocating for energy efficiency in new buildings and in renovation projects, (5) installing solar panels on campus buildings, and (6) purchasing carbon offsets to make the campus carbon neutral. There can be many other answers as well. 3 (1) Promoting the consumption of locally grown or produced foods in the dining hall, (2) advocating for the purchase and use of biodegradable and/or recycled products on campus, (3) suggesting the use of biodiesel-fueled buses, (4) removing invasive species and restoring native habitats on campus, and (5) sponsoring programs to educate faculty about how to introduce sustainability issues into their teaching. There can be many other answers as well. 4 Sustainable development, in the words of the Brundtland Commission report, is “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their
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EOC_ch23 - Chapter 23 Testing Your Comprehension 1 Reducing...

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