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Class Notes for Sustainability at McMaster University

SUSTAIN 1S03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: List Of Blade Runner Characters, Kyoto Protocol, Our Common Future

September 17th 2018 Historicl Context of Sustinbility Innovtion: 5 Gretest Inventions . Communiction . Energy . Helth . Printing Press . huge impct on our technology first innovtion is the wheel A Criticl Innovtion chnges ...

Sustainability
SUSTAIN 1S03
Greg Zilberbrant
SUSTAIN 1S03 Lecture 1: Lecture 1 Sus 1S03

Lecture 1 List the 5 Greatest inventions of all time -Fridge -Telephone (Communication) -Printing press -Light bulb -Car(Transportation) -Sliced Bread -Language -Med...

Sustainability
SUSTAIN 1S03
Greg Zilberbrant
SUSTAIN 1S03 Lecture 2: Lecture 2 - Sus 1S03

Lecture 2 Environmental Issues -Regulates temperature -Supplies clean air -Supplies clean water -Breaks down waste -Provides shelter -Provides food -Provides resources -Su...

Sustainability
SUSTAIN 1S03
Greg Zilberbrant
SUSTAIN 1S03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Global Reporting Initiative, List Of Countries By Social Progress Index, Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Lecture 4 What do we need to measure? -Economy, Environment, Society Measurement Types -Specific: intensity based measurements -Something other than time -Absolute:Full value measurements ...

Sustainability
SUSTAIN 1S03
Greg Zilberbrant
SUSTAIN 1S03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Nimby, Joe Fresh, Dofasco

Lecture 3 The role of policy in sustainability What is policy? Simply put: principles of action Govt, corps, individuals, have a set of "principles of action" Who establishes policy? -Govt ...

Sustainability
SUSTAIN 1S03
Greg Zilberbrant
SUSTAIN 2S03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Market Economy, Ecological Modernization, Neoliberalism
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Lecture 8 1970 Oil Embargo? Chemical dispersants from oil spills can be worse because they only reduce the visible effect of the oil. They are toxic and ironically increase the affected area. Arctic is too dangerous at...

Sustainability
SUSTAIN 2S03
R. Khedri
SUSTAIN 2S03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Anthropocene, Container Deposit Legislation In The United States, Environmental Policy
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Lecture 5 Every day, our world goes through ~1 million years of plant productivity A lot of people dont have interest in climate change, so they arent motivated to act upon it. Watch An Inconvenient Truth 360 mo...

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SUSTAIN 2S03
R. Khedri
SUSTAIN 2S03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Maximum Wage, Transition Town, Food Miles
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Lecture 10 Opportunities within our capitalist system: Bikers deliver groceries, just like how people deliver pizza o Bikers for pizza delivery? o Bikers for mail delivery? o B...

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SUSTAIN 2S03
R. Khedri
SUSTAIN 2S03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Snack, Green Roof, Junk Food
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Lecture 9 Home is now looked as an investment, nota home Imperative discourse changes view of house You might not add your own character because it wont be as sellable You might do a renovati...

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SUSTAIN 2S03
R. Khedri
SUSTAIN 1S03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Green Energy Act 2009, Our Common Future, William Mcdonough

January 15, 2018 Silent Spring Written by Rachel Carson in 1962 Brought environmental issues to the general public, highlighting a connection to nature rather than dominance over nature Bhopal ...

Sustainability
SUSTAIN 1S03
Greg Zilberbrant
SUSTAIN 2S03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Ibm Officevision, Market Economy, Market Failure
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Feeling accomplished Some see it as an economic reward Harnessing this desire will bring about change How do you make this issue relevant? What extents would you go to make it relevant? We should move away from accepting t...

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SUSTAIN 2S03
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SUSTAIN 2S03 Lecture 7: SUSTAIN-2A03-Summary-7-8
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Drop off your 3D CAD design andor plastic Donating plastic reduces price Or you could select from a catalog of premade CAD designs o You could call order online, too Pick it up in an hour Back to the Lecture Reflect upon t...

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SUSTAIN 2S03
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SUSTAIN 2S03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Snack, Livestream, Organic Food
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Cheapest food possible is given to people who cannot afford the food Most of cornsoy goes towards meat production Food is an inelastic commodity, so to make people eat more, they make snack food Food shouldnt be a commodit...

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SUSTAIN 2S03
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SUSTAIN 2S03 Lecture 12: SUSTAIN-2A03-Summary-12-13
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Home is now looked as an investment, nota home Imperative discourse changes view of house You might not add your own character because it wont be as sellable You might do a renovation because itll be more sellable Capitali...

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SUSTAIN 2S03
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SUSTAIN 2S03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Permafrost, Smog, Sulfur
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Grant Application...................................................................................................................... 14 Applications of Sustainability........................................................

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SUSTAIN 2S03
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