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Econ

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Noteworthy

Writers and

Leaders

Potpourri

Growth and

resources

Talking about

a Revolution

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Growth and its effects 200
Growth and its effects-200

The majority of the future growth of the human population will happen in this part of the world.

The developing world


Growth and it s effects 400
Growth and it’s effects-400

The United States represents this percentage of the world’s total population

4.5 - 5 %


Growth and it s effects 600
Growth and it’s effects-600

These are the 2 most common greenhouse gases human activity has increased the levels of in the atmosphere since the IR

CO2 and methane


Growth and it s effects 800
Growth and it’s effects-800

This type of growth starts out slowly then becomes very rapid. It is growth at a fixed rate

Exponential


Growth and it s effects 1000
Growth and it’s effects-1000

This is an example of RENEWABLE natural capital

Forests, fisheries, agricultural soil, water


Revolution 200
Revolution– 200

This invention sparked the Industrial Revolution

The steam engine


Revolution 400
Revolution– 400

The Industrial revolution resulted in a reliance on this

Non-renewable resources/fossil fuels


Revolution 600
Revolution– 600

The process of global, social, economic & environmental changes that leads to an increasingly integrated (or interconnected) world

Globalization


Revolution 800
Revolution– 800

This type of land cultivation leaves ashes from burned vegetation, which adds plant nutrients to the soil

Slash and burn cultivation


Revolution 1000
Revolution– 1000

This (which is one of the 5 global trends of particular concern) is thought to be the root cause of environmental problems

Population growth


Econ 101 200
Econ 101 - 200

The type of economic system found in the United States

Capitalism or free market


Econ 101 400
Econ 101 - 400

These two materials are the most heavily traded commodities in the world

  • Oil and Coffee


Econ 101 600
Econ 101 - 600

This country unparalleled economic growth is a result of their switch to free market economic policies.

China


Econ 101 800
Econ 101 - 800

This term refers to government money that is paid to a specific industry in order to keep costs low for the general public

Subsidy


Econ 101 1000
Econ 101 - 1000

This method of measuring economic progress assumes that not all economic activity is positive but that some comes with environmental and social costs

  • GPI – genuine progress indicator


Noteworthy ppl 200
Noteworthy ppl-200

This president is considered to be the best environmental president ever by most environmental historians

Theodore Roosevelt


Noteworthy ppl 400
Noteworthy ppl-400

This biologist wrote an essay called “The Tragedy of the Commons” in 1968

Garrett Hardin


Noteworthy ppl 600
Noteworthy ppl-600

This geologist and naturalist was influential in the establishment of Yosemite and founded the Sierra Club.

John Muir


Noteworthy ppl 800
Noteworthy ppl-800

She wrote the book entitled Silent Spring in 1962 which exposed the dangers of DDT

Rachel Carson


Noteworthy ppl 1000
Noteworthy ppl-1000

  • This president was very responsive to environmental concerns and created the Department of Energy during his presidency?

Jimmy Carter (1977-1981)


Potpourri 200
Potpourri - 200

  • He performed numerous studies on ants and their social behavior.

E.O. Wilson


Potpourri 400
Potpourri - 400

  • American writer and naturalist, who lived in the woods in Massachusetts for two years, and wrote the environmental classic, Life in the Woods.

Henry David Thoreau


Potpourri 600
Potpourri - 600

This term refers to a species being native to a particular area and only found in that area.

- belonging exclusively to a particular area

Endemic


Potpourri 800
Potpourri - 800

The maximum number of organisms an environment can support over a specified period of time is known as the environments

Carrying Capacity


Potpourri 1000
Potpourri - 1000

  • This president formed the CCC (civilian conservation corps) which provided jobs and helped citizens learn sustainable farming methods

FDR


Earth and geo 500
Earth and Geo - 500

Daily Double

Name of the carnivore that is found only in Madagascar that was in our background info of the activity we did Friday in class

Fossa – or - Cryptoproctaferox


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