Assignment 3: Environmental Issues and the Industrial Revolution * Identify three of the most environmentally negative impacts of the Industrial Revolution and justify your choices. Air Pollution: According to the reading Hiwarale, 2015, said, “The pollution that has resulted from factories involves not only airborne emissions but land and water pollution as well. The primary issue resulting from pollution and carbon emissions is that of global warming. As the temperature rises, the glaciers are melting and oceans are rising. More animal species are becoming endangered or extinct as a result of global warming.” “The carbon emissions, pollution and human health problems that have resulted directly from the Industrial Revolution’s accomplishments have only been disastrous for the world environment.
Human activity is the main cause of environmental destruction. For example, overpopulation not only results in serious pollution, but also damage to the natural resources. It is inevitable that when the global population grows, the demands on natural resources will rise. Similarly, as the consumption of natural resources exceeds the rate of natural regeneration, so the natural resources will be depleted (Magdoff 2013; Mclamb 2011; Hinrichsen and Robey 2000). As a result, the standard of living
During the last few decades, many thinkers from different disciplines have been searching for a new ethic to confront environmental ethics issues with – an ‘environmental ethic’. Whether religious or secular in nature, this must be able to define the environment and the proper relationship that should exist between human beings and the natural world. Today growing concerns about global warming (the effects of which global dimming, until now, has lead to a gross underestimation) underline the general acceptance that environmental preservation is an obligation both for present and future generations.
Case study: Does human activity lead to animal extinction? By shamya Sylvester (Ms Bugtti) In this case study I will be answering the question, does human activity lead to animal extinction? I chose this question because I think that it is important that this topic is addressed and people are informed about the effects humans have on the planet. Extinction is the process or event that causes species to die out. There are many different reasons why extinction happens, some of these cause are natural but the majority of them are due to human activity such as deforestation and an increased amount of fossil fuels being used which then leads to global warming.
Atmospheric Pollution Environmental Science SCI 275 University of Phoenix July 29, 2011 BY Reigard U. Brown Sr. The paper that I am writing will be about one of the problems we have in the world is Atmospheric pollution. Atmospheric pollution is the introduction of chemicals, particulate matter that cause harm or discomfort to humans and living organisms in our atmosphere. There are many different ways that air pollution can be omitted into the air we breathe like pollution that comes from house cleaning products, older model cars, energy plants, and forests fire.
The relentlessness of these effects on the larger economy depends on numerous issues, including the disaster itself, the pretentious area and the volume of national and regional institutions to provide relief and begin efforts to reestablish surroundings. When it came down to it, “Hurricane Katrina’s damage affected not only the U.S. Gulf Coast, but the national and global economy as well” (“The Effect of Natural Disasters on the Economy” 1). The disastrous storm restructured the movement of goods and service, the world prices for energy, food trade, building materials to rebuild what have been damaged, individual spending choices, and company incomes. Therefore, “natural disasters always alter the building blocks of economic productions” (“The Effect of Natural Disasters on the Economy” 1). Personal misfortune through injury or death decrease the size and eminence of work in the labor force.
These gases, with carbon dioxide being the main culprit, prevent solar heat from escaping the earth’s atmosphere, resulting in a rise in temperature, or the greenhouse effect. Already scientists around the world are detecting the numerous and dangerous effects of global warming (Johnson 18). Through these different leaks and spills our Canadian environment is slowly being negatively effected. The impacts of global warming on the Canadian environment are immense. Some of these impacts include ice bridges melting, and will have to be replaced with traditional building materials.
1.10) What is the effect of climate change on biodiversity in the oceans and on land? The link between climate change and biodiversity has been established a long time ago. Even though throughout the history of Earth, the climate has always changed and species and ecosystems have come and gone, rapid and abrupt climate change affects species’ ability to adapt and ecosystems and thus, biodiversity loss increases. There are a number of aquatic and land species that have been red flagged by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). Some of them are: • South American Sea
Various impacts associated with the life cycle of the bulb affect the human health, resources, ecosystem and climate change. As, stated earlier, climate change and effects on ecosystem can be seen over a larger extent of time, while effects on human health and resources can be observed sooner. The potential threats to human health and resource depletion could be as stated below: Carcinogenic effects, ozone layer depletion and photochemical oxidation, and the ecosystem is harmed by terrestrial acidification and eutrophication. Apart from terrestrial ecosystem, aquatic, forest and other ecosystem also face damage. Aquatic ecosystem is affected due to acidification and eutrophication.
INTRODUCTION The purpose of this report is to analyse the complex situation of water scarcity and offer a possible solution capable of dealing with it. The water’s issue is adversely affecting the environment and the human life. One billion people lack access to water and many sources are drying up or becoming too polluted for human use. The root causes are related to agriculture, population growth and pollution in industries. The consequences linked to these causes are expected, wreaking havoc on hunger and health.