GEOG 203 Week 1

GEOG 203 Week 1 - GEOG 203 Week 1-2 Reading Response Cori Crawford Student ID 20350254 Paul Uhlrics Keeping the Blue Planet Blue presented many

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GEOG 203 Week 1-2 Reading Response Cori Crawford Student ID # 20350254 Paul Uhlric’s Keeping the Blue Planet Blue presented many topics that I have been familiarized with in previous courses (including the IPAT model, human population and environmental issues etc). What I enjoyed about this article is that he does not bare the onus of change onto the nations governments or society as a whole, as do a majority of the other articles I have encountered, but to economists, political scientists, and legal scholars. These players would have the skills and abilities required to create positive change, but unlike governments, they do not need to be forced to intervene. Considering the state of the economy in recent years and the hardships that have been faced by many of our neighbors, it is very troubling to know that even with the recession our Canadian lifestyle resembles paradise for the billions of people living on just $2 per day (World Resources 2005). Although I agree with a lot of the information that is presented, such as change in
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This note was uploaded on 12/18/2011 for the course ENVS 200 taught by Professor Annegrant during the Fall '11 term at Waterloo.

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