1-3 What IsPollution
1-3 WHAT IS POLLUTION Pollution – contamination of the environment by achemical, noise, or heat that is harmful to humans...
POLLUTION TYPES 1. Point sources (smoke stack) 2. Nonpoint sources (water runoff) Preventing pollution is more effectiv...
1-4 WHY DO WE HAVE ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS? Major causes of environmentalproblems… Exponential population growth Wastefu...
Fig. 1-1, p. 1Huntingand gatheringAgricultural revolutionIndustrial revolutionBlack Death—the PlagueIndustrialrevolutionFi...
Fig. 1-12, p. 17Number of people(% of worlds population)0.93 billion (14%)1 billion (15%)1 billion (15%)1.1 billion (16%)2...
ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF AFFLUENCE Harmful effects High per-capita consumption and waste ofresources – large ecological ...
DIFFERENT ENVIRONMENTAL VIEWS Environmental ethics – beliefs about what is right orwrong with how we treat the environmen...
ENVIRONMENTAL WORLDVIEW: 1. Planetary management worldview - people areseparate from nature and we are in charge of it
ENVIRONMENTAL WORLDVIEW: 2. Stewardship worldview – people should manage theearth for our benefit but we have a responsib...
ENVIRONMENTAL WORLDVIEW: 3. Environmental wisdom worldview - we are part of anddependent on nature, nature exists for all...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

1-3 Pollution Notes

198

Published on

Published in: Education, Technology, Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
198
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

1-3 Pollution Notes

  1. 1. 1-3 What IsPollution
  2. 2. 1-3 WHAT IS POLLUTION Pollution – contamination of the environment by achemical, noise, or heat that is harmful to humans orother organisms .
  3. 3. POLLUTION TYPES 1. Point sources (smoke stack) 2. Nonpoint sources (water runoff) Preventing pollution is more effective andless costly than cleaning up pollution.
  4. 4. 1-4 WHY DO WE HAVE ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS? Major causes of environmentalproblems… Exponential population growth Wasteful and unsustainable resource use Poverty Failure to include environmental costs of goodsand services in market prices
  5. 5. Fig. 1-1, p. 1Huntingand gatheringAgricultural revolutionIndustrial revolutionBlack Death—the PlagueIndustrialrevolutionFig. 1-10, p. 16?2-5 millionyears1312111098765432108000 6000 4000 2000 2000 2100B.C. A.D.
  6. 6. Fig. 1-12, p. 17Number of people(% of worlds population)0.93 billion (14%)1 billion (15%)1 billion (15%)1.1 billion (16%)2 billion (29%)2 billion (29%)2.5 billion (37%)Enough foodfor good healthAdequatehousingAdequatehealth careClean drinkingwaterElectricityEnough fuel forheating and cookingAdequatesanitation facilitiesLack ofaccess to
  7. 7. ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF AFFLUENCE Harmful effects High per-capita consumption and waste ofresources – large ecological footprints Advertising – more makes you happy Affluenza Beneficial effects Concern for environmental quality Provide money for environmental causes Reduced population growth
  8. 8. DIFFERENT ENVIRONMENTAL VIEWS Environmental ethics – beliefs about what is right orwrong with how we treat the environment. Environmental worldview – set of assumptions andvalues reflecting how you think the world works andwhat you think your role in the world should be
  9. 9. ENVIRONMENTAL WORLDVIEW: 1. Planetary management worldview - people areseparate from nature and we are in charge of it
  10. 10. ENVIRONMENTAL WORLDVIEW: 2. Stewardship worldview – people should manage theearth for our benefit but we have a responsibility to becaring and responsible managers
  11. 11. ENVIRONMENTAL WORLDVIEW: 3. Environmental wisdom worldview - we are part of anddependent on nature, nature exists for all species not justpeople

×