Exam 3 Jones - Antonio Garcia ETHS 4350 November 6 2010...

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Antonio Garcia ETHS 4350 November 6 2010 Exam #3 Van Jones’ The Green Collar Economy Third exam due in my email inbox by Nov 7 th 1. Who were the original environmentalists on U.S. soil? And what can we learn from them today? What were the first two waves of environmental consciousness that developed in U.S. history and how is the third, our most recent one, different from these? The original environmentalists in US soil were the original inhabitants of this land the native Americans. They knew how to live in harmony with the planet and seemed to have no to very little impact on the lands they lived in and on the animals they shared those lands with. We can learn from them what the book called “environmental stewardship” they thought about what they did today and how it would affect the future generations of the planet. Every action that we do should be looked at as how it will affect our planet down the line and its long term effects on the environment and how future generations would be able to deal with the side effects of our actions basically what we need to do is think if the futures really afford to fix out mistakes. The first wave of environmental consciousness was the wave of conservation of saving what had and preserving our natural resources. The first wave of conservation focuses on not
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damaging what we have in the first place which is different from our way of thinking now, nowadays we only think of fixing things after we have damaged them or permanently destroyed them. Conservation thinks of the actions that are about to be partaken and its effects on the environment. The second wave of environmental consciousness was of Regulation. Regulation was
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Exam 3 Jones - Antonio Garcia ETHS 4350 November 6 2010...

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