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Department
International Development Studies
Course
IDSB04H3
Professor
Anne- Emanuelle Birn
Semester
Fall

Description
IDSB04 Nov 16 (week 10, lecture 10) Health and Environment Ecology through the ages (472-3) -From hunger gatherers (150 000 years ago) -to domestication of animals and plants (10-15 000 years ago) -to human settlements and cities (5000 years ago) -to extractive industries (900-1500 years ago) -to imperial exploitation (1600 onwards) -to industrial revolution (19 century) -to era of mass production and consumption -environmental problems have accumulated during less than 10% of human history. Political economy table -range of underlying forces and responses of environmental health determinants. Climate change (475-8) -UN Intergovernmental Panel on climate Change reached consensus in 2007 that: -temperatures are rising (more in last century than ever before; 1990`s hottest on record) -related to human activities, especially fossil fuel burning -magnitude of relationship, currently and in future, remains uncertain -2LZ}Z _KlZZZ]o~K}ZZ]ZKLoo} ]L2 gasses trapping heat of sun) - [email protected]}Z K2L]]]L L L]Z}K]ZZ]}LZ},[Z}ZKL ]]]Z -Huge rise in concentration of main greenhouse gases since 1750: CO2, CH4, N2O -Is population increase, the
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