The Environment. The Environment. Managing the Environment Brief History of Environmental Interest The Future of the Environment. Managing the Environment. Managing the Environment. Transnational Issue Multifaceted
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Managing the Environment
Protecting Pandas in China
Do you turn off the water while brushing your teeth?
Turning off the tap
= 2.5 gal/minute
= >50 gal. water wasted each week
Rainbow Warrior in China to raise awareness about clean energy and promote a nuclear free future
Help bring black rhinos back from the brink of extinction.
UN Environment Programme (UNEP)
Kyoto Protocol (1997)
Do you use compact fluorescent bulbs in the majority of lights in your living space?
1 Incandescent bulb for 1 CFL bulb
= taking 7.5 million cars off the road
= enough extra energy to power 2.5 million homes for 1 year
Do you accept bags
Which takes up more landfill space?
a) 1 reusable cotton bag
b) 350 plastic bags
The Future of the Environment
-Resource usage is unsustainable
-Humans are depleting resources too quickly
Which has a greater environmental impact?
a) Eating meat
b) Driving your car