ENV100H1 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Confirmation Bias, Land Ethic, Plastic Beach

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Anthropocene relating to or denoting the current geological age, viewed as the period during which human activity has been the dominant influence on climate and the environment humans are changing the planet. In jeopardy is climate stability, resilience/productivity of natural systems, beauty, and biological diversity. Desertification is happening (global wind patterns, warm air is further north and south, without any change to our habit earth will warm by 5 degrees celsius by 2100), sea level rise and ocean acidification. Leopold: we are only a cog in an ecological mechanism and if we don"t work with it it"ll grind us to dust. Greenhouse gas effect some sunlight reflected from earth become heat, is trapped by. Consequences are: desertification, rising sea levels, affects all life. Midway film project: plastic beach, shocking images, birds dying. Painting california lawns green: drought and they have limited amounts they can water their lawns. Climate stability, productivity of natural systems, beauty, biological diversity.

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