ENVIRONMNETAL ETHICS - ENVIRONMNETAL ETHICS Social Factors...

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ENVIRONMNETAL ETHICS Social Factors -Sustainability as an ethic -Denver is ranked #11 in sustainable cities which are good because the city was formed after the car. -Chicago is #1… Why? -Concrete’s many green benefits make it the sustainable choice. - Green Roof’s - Chicago has many of these… It’s Advantages- -Reduces heat island effect -Insulates building -Produces oxygen -Reduces storm water runoff -Provides sound insulation in high noise impact areas -Everyone wants to go green to market their product. But be where that for many companies this is just a ploy and not really sustainable. Like McDonalds green roof, where McDonalds is one of the most unsustainable place, not organic and huge food footprint (acres of food growth). - Ecological Footprint - measure of the load imposed by a given population on nature. It represents the land area necessary to sustain current levels of resources consumption and waste discharge by that population. -Use footprint calculators- survey that guides you through questions that involves life
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This note was uploaded on 09/07/2011 for the course ENVD 3114 taught by Professor Pyatt during the Spring '10 term at University of Colorado Denver.

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