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Technology and society

  1. 1. Technology and society.
  2. 2. CONTENTS:● Technology ● Environment ● Pollution. and society. al impact.● Municipal ● Depletion of ● Environment solid waste. resources. al policies.
  3. 3. Technology,society and theenvironment: humans use technology as a tool.
  4. 4. Technology and the enviroment.● Pollution and waste: substances that can be harmful to living organisms into the environment
  5. 5. Depletion of energy resources: due toextensive,growing use of non-renowable fossil fuels.
  6. 6. Disapearence of plant and animal speciesand habiats: the rainforest,this can have very serious repercussions.
  7. 7. The environment impact: of techonologydepends on the percentage of population with a ccess to the technology.
  8. 8. Pollution and waste.● Natural pollutants and ● Primary pollutants and pollutants produced by secondary pollutants. human activity.
  9. 9. Air pollutants, water pollutants and land pollutants.
  10. 10. Air pollution: causes, pollutants and effects.
  11. 11. Water pollution: causes, pollutants and effects.
  12. 12. Land pollution: causes, pollutants and effects.
  13. 13. Municipal solid waste (MSW)● Landfille site: is mainly generated by households.
  14. 14. Different containers for waste: for recycling.
  15. 15. Depletion of resources and environmental policies:● Energy resources are going to run out, and the fuels we use cause environmental problems. We therefore need to use clean renewable energies.
  16. 16. Alternative energy sources.● Biofuels: obtained from organic waste.● Bioethanol: extracted ● Biodiesel: extracted from sugar cane. from used oil.
  17. 17. Biogas: extracted the power plants.
  18. 18. Nuclear fusion energy: which generates less radioactive pollution.
  19. 19. Fuel cell: which converts cheminal energy into electrical energy.
  20. 20. Environmental policies.● Fiscal policies. ● Incentives and subsidies.
  21. 21. Policies promoting organic farming.
  22. 22. Sustainable development: is development that meets the needs of people in the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet theirs.
  23. 23. Silvia Guijarro and Aitana Rivas.

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