Population and Society. 4 Major Causes of Environmental Change. Population change Institutions Attitudes, values, belief systems Technological change. Carrying Capacity. The maximum number of organisms an environment can support .
than simple carrying capacity.
Population growth rates measured by annual increase in a country’s population are highest in
Africa and Middle East. Growth rates are flat in U.S., Europe, and former Soviet Union
The Demographic Transition Model
People didn’t start having more babies, more people began to survive.