Read and respond by submitting a 200 word response. References should be directed t the link provided in the reading!
Define global warming. (We have been trying to do so and it is hard to ascertain an exact description other than we can see it, feel it, and note it since it is such a huge compilation of many convergent things happening under Global Warming. Would you agree or disagree?)
Analyze distribution of natural resources needed for economic growth. Have we examined and eradicated the American concept that we can only have economic growth at the expense of the environment? And have we found enough alternative incentives, processes, methods, products, etc., to be able to have both a better environment in alignment with economic growth, and that continued environment degradation will actually degrade economic growth and future prosperity? Here is an intelligent Opinion Piece looking at the issue of growth at all costs and understands the different viewpoints about it – some of you may be really intrigued by this quick link read from Al Jazeera America Online:
Growth for growth’s sake will kill us all
Moral and ecological truths are challenging economic doctrines
April 11, 2014 5:00AM ET
by Gar Alperovitz
Explain how geographical knowledge can assist in future planning. Think about how you will incorporate geographical knowledge in what you do daily.
The current geographic knowledge is quite different from the ancient nature due to the gradual geographic changes. Future generations will be extremely dissimilar from the ones we live in at the moment. Planning for a sustainable redevelopment requires careful design on the current land use and water supply which directly establish sustainability. The sustainable society is a representation of an ultimate set of goals to work toward (American Society of Civil Engineers. 2010). Before the authorities provide quality environment of the people to live in, the community has to change its perception towards power management…