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EES 103 8 February 2010
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Objectives Understand methods of estimating cumulative human impact on environment: Ecological footprint Carrying capacity Identify limits to growth Examine alternate consumption models
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Viewpoints from Mastering Summary of Wackernagel’s position Summary of Moffatt’s position Discussion
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Ecological footprints United States Canada France Israel Mexico World average Brazil China India / Indonesia Rwanda Haiti/Afghanistan
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Footprint: consumer factors Energy use Residential House size trends Transportation Food Type of food/drink Origin Purchasing Consumer goods Household goods Waste Recycling
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Energy consumption 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 1st Qtr 2nd Qtr 3rd Qtr 4th Qtr East West North
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Food consumption Region Calorie supply (kcal/pers/day) % animals products % population undernourished Europe 3,400 28 <2.5 South America 2,900 21 9 2,900 17 11 Middle East / N. Africa 3,100 11 6 Sub-Saharan Africa 2,300 7 30
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