MMGT 1012 ch9 environmental issues

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MMGT 1012 Environmental Issues
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Modern Environmentalism Information-based perspective supporting the need for harmony between industrial objectives & environmental goals. What environmental disasters occurred which opened societies eyes and helped promote modern environmentalism. DDT (impact on birds) Cuyahoga River OH. (caught fire in the late 1960’s)
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Cuyahoga River Fire
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Is the “Greenhouse Effect” a problem? We need the greenhouse effect to survive. Infrared radiation is allowed to penetrate the atmosphere and hold some of it in to heat the earth. What are some of the consequences of the greenhouse effect working too well due to excess CO2, methane and nitrous oxide in the atmosphere? Polar icecaps melting (sea level could rise 10-20 feet) Drastic changes in weather patterns Extinction of species Worldwide Famine
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What causes acid rain?
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course ACCT 3112 taught by Professor Jokoehn during the Spring '10 term at UCM.

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