Lecture 2

Lecture 2 - Lecture#2 The environment is made up of all...

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Lecture #2 The environment is made up of all things we interact with. Renewable Vs Non-Renewable Resources Renewable Food Water Forest Products Renewable Energy Solar Wind Hydro Non-Renewable Fossil Fuels Minerals Sustainable Vs Non-Sustainable - depends on how fast a resource is used and how fast it is renewed Spectrum of Sustainability Renewable Natural Resources Non-Renewable Natural Resources - - - - - - - - - - - - Population Increasing rapidly Many environmental issues are directly related to population Resource Use Waste Production The other half of the equation is the “standard of living” Energy use per capita Land use per capita
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Population (cont.) “An Essay on the Principle of Population” written in ________ by _____________ Uncontrolled population growth will lead to scarcity of resources “The Population Bomb” written in ________ by ________________ Prediction- amount of available resources will become limiting by _____ century Ecological Footprint Definition
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