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Heroin Anyone?. Can we do it better and smarter?. Smith Theory. The Big Oops The GREAT Depression Modern Chemistry Modern Engineering Grand Coulee Planes, Trains and Automobiles. WW II. Massive industrialization Rosie the Riveter Mass production in a major way More new chemistry

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Heroin anyone

Heroin Anyone?

Can we do it better and smarter?


Smith theory

Smith Theory

  • The Big Oops

  • The GREAT Depression

  • Modern Chemistry

  • Modern Engineering

  • Grand Coulee

  • Planes, Trains and Automobiles


Ww ii

WW II

  • Massive industrialization

  • Rosie the Riveter

  • Mass production in a major way

  • More new chemistry

  • Chemical Engineering


Post war bravado

Post War Bravado

  • Conquer the world

  • Pent up demand

  • Pent up sex

  • GI Bill

  • Television

  • Romancing the American dream


Production is the goal

Production is the Goal

  • Ozzie and Harriet

  • College explosion

  • New Chemistry

  • New Engineering

  • Elvis


Hippies

Hippies

  • Who drives the SUVs?

  • Who lives in the big houses?

  • Who revels in their grand kids?

  • Who are the real culprits?

  • Who has spent decades getting ready for retirement?


Jared diamond collapse

Jared Diamond: Collapse

  • We couldn’t have planned it better!

  • Montana – the wild places


The dozen problems diamond

Toxic wastes

Forests

Soils

Water

Air

Climate change

Biodiversity

Pests

Population growth

Overhunting

Overfishing

Increased per capita impact

The Dozen Problems: Diamond


The magnitude of the problems

The Magnitude of The Problems

  • 6.5 billion vs. less than 1 billion

  • Life friendly Temperatures and Toxicities

    • Jacobs

  • No Long Term Experiments

    • Norgaard


Sieferle

Sieferle

  • “Economic growth became the system imperative.”

  • “If it ends in a dead end, there is a danger, because of its tendency towards globalisation and universalisation, that for the first time in history not only a single society but in principle all of humanity will be affected.”


Heroin anyone

Need

  • What does this word mean?

  • Be an economist and THINK

  • The Race to Work

  • Play the radio

    • http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=89231809

      • 7:46

      • Recall 62% of moms are sad

  • 6:27 or 6:28


Time to play

Time to Play

  • Break into your teams 1-3

  • Take the rest of class

  • Define a community

  • Create a list of 12 aspects that define a successful community

  • Bring list to class next time


Class break

Class Break


Jacobs

Jacobs

  • NOT the theory of THINGS

  • How many of your measures of success include THINGS?

  • How many of your success measures MUST be energy intensive?


Heroin anyone

Duke

  • 1997: every year we burn 422 years of sunshine using fossil fuels

  • 100 tons of biomass=1 gallon of gasoline

  • Let’s repolicy the FED? People can’t pay their bills


Ethanol papers

Ethanol papers

  • The complete corn crop =12% of gasoline

  • Does not replace coal or LNG

  • Does not include deforestation


What is the new path

What is the New Path ?

  • Nannies

  • Automobiles

  • Babies as Fashion

  • Vacations to travel the globe


Easter island diamond

Easter Island: Diamond

  • As he was cutting down the last tree, what did the guy say?

    • Page 114


Story of stuff

Story of Stuff

  • http://www.storyofstuff.com/


Issues

Issues

  • Travel

    • Tom vs Dean

  • Playing

    • X-box vs Scrabble

  • Kids

    • Yeah or nay


What is the new path1

What is the new path?

  • Discuss in your teams

  • Class discussion


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