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Issues in an MEDC: The U.S. By Ryan Hull
Alaska Oil Pipeline
Over Consumption of Oil <ul><li>High use of automobiles </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to travel </li></ul><ul><li>Higher stand...
 
Environmental Damage <ul><li>Deforestation </li></ul><ul><li>Air pollution </li></ul><ul><li>Roads/factories </li></ul><ul...
Los Angeles – removal of natural shrub for buildings
Kansas – wheat fields
Political Dispute <ul><li>Conflict over oil in Middle East </li></ul><ul><li>Puts U.S. in debt </li></ul><ul><li>Greed for...
Iraq - American troops
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Developmental Issues in the USA

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Developmental Issues in the USA

  1. 1. Issues in an MEDC: The U.S. By Ryan Hull
  2. 2. Alaska Oil Pipeline
  3. 3. Over Consumption of Oil <ul><li>High use of automobiles </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to travel </li></ul><ul><li>Higher standard of living </li></ul><ul><li>Higher resource use: water, electricity, food </li></ul>
  4. 5. Environmental Damage <ul><li>Deforestation </li></ul><ul><li>Air pollution </li></ul><ul><li>Roads/factories </li></ul><ul><li>Large cities </li></ul><ul><li>Farming </li></ul>
  5. 6. Los Angeles – removal of natural shrub for buildings
  6. 7. Kansas – wheat fields
  7. 8. Political Dispute <ul><li>Conflict over oil in Middle East </li></ul><ul><li>Puts U.S. in debt </li></ul><ul><li>Greed for resources => unnecessary bloodshed </li></ul><ul><li>Bad impression for rest of world </li></ul><ul><li>Divides political parties </li></ul>
  8. 9. Iraq - American troops

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