Midterm questions and review in class. These have been double checked against the actual
midterm and are almost all on the exam. Study these, and you’ll do good.
50 questions. t/f and multiple choice. Last 2 questions are a one sentence answer.
*1962—Silent Spring Rachel Carson (*MID TERM- important because first time chain of events
for pesticides in the food chain and how It affects us environmentally, economically, socially,
1968—Biosphere, Paul Ehrlich publishes Population Bomb (*MIDTERM consequences of
drought and starvation, too many people, using resources too fast, not enough water, we need to
slow tf down.Access to agriculture and food distribution)
*1972- Club of Rome Limits to Growth (*MIDTERM – Controversial because consequences if
we didn’t slow growth, NORTH we can grow because technology will fix it, SOUTH you want
us to stop developing and die?)
Who was Chico Mendez?
Green Belt Movement?
Definition of the Brudtland report, our common future. In the power points, look in the 2 one.
Word for word. Why is it important and what is the definition? (Define sustainable: Development
that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generation to meet
their own needs.)
Overriding importance to the poor, limitations imposed by state and technology and social
System Dynamics, Scale, Long-term development, trade-offs, Collaboration and participation.
Miss Waldron’s red colobus monkey declared extinct * MIDTERM (first extinct primate)
Everything has a trade-off. Packing vs. buying lunch. Solar energy takesALOT of land, panels
are made in factories with social and environmental regulations, and made of bad materials. But
there’s less pollution from getting the energy
*Know what is sustainable, not just eco-social, social-environmental, environ-economic ppt on
challenges. Energy efficiency.
*Goals of sustainable development. Nothing is about prioritizing. Still trying to maximize
income, without the peril of the environment.
*T OR False (Everything you have depends on nature. The answer is True.)
Governing sustainable development. (poverty, population, pollution, participation, ) challenges
ppt Determinants (consumption, production, distribution. )
*Poor people don’t cause degradation **Midt