1_Prblms_Wrld_EcolSP2008

1_Prblms_Wrld_EcolSP2008 - 1/9/2008 Problems in World...

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1/9/2008 1 Problems in World Ecology Lecture 1: Course Themes and Central Issues January 7--Spring 2008 Professor Greg “Greg”* Veeck FYI: My name and nickname are the same so you can use either one. Some terms from the text—for the test—to guide your reading The Easter Island story p. 3-5, 21-22 Globalization p. 18, What is “ecosystem capital” p. 16-17 Kyoto Protocol p.7 (what, when) and followup UN Conference on Climate Change in Bali 12/07 (lecture 2) “Wright’s FOUR global trends p. 5 ON test for sure! World International Agreements (know from 1992-2000) p. 20, WWSD 2002 p. 19 (what, where, when) sustainable development theme in chapter 1 will be linked to history of the Industrial Revolution and new problems stemming from the rise of industrial society. Lecture Goals Illustrate that dramatic changes in population and resource use are quite recent. Brief introduction to the Industrial Revolution that radically changes resource use. Introduce North South Debate and implication to global ecological problems Introduction to three course themes
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1/9/2008 2 Population Resources Political Ecology View . 6 2007 6.6 billion, UP 2 Billion in past 25 years, 76 million added every year!! (Yes, on test!!!!)
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1/9/2008 3 Projections of Global Population to 2050
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1/9/2008 4 How did population and resource use grow so quickly? The Industrial Revolution is at the very heart of our modern dilemma. Only in the 1700s did population begin to increase radically, and resource consumption also skyrocketed! The Speedy Version of the I.R.
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