Unit 3 Test Review – Geopolitics & The Environment Please note that the following topics were discussed in class through a collection of lecture, videos, readings, and work assignments. ALL information is relevant to the course but naturally some sections will not be covered in great depth on the test while others will be. It is essential that you have an understanding of the MANY definitions covered in class. #’s 6,7,10 and 12 relate to your essay style communication question and short answer questions while #11 relates to your application question. Environment 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) The Lessons of Easter Island The World Transformed (Lester Brown) The End of Suburbia Gaia Theory Land Degradation and Issues (degradation, waste management, e-waste, forestry) Water Issues (fresh water, pollution types, mercury, oceans) Atmospheric Issues *poisons, acid rain, ozone layer, global warming, env. treaties) Climate Change (Bill McKibben) Geopolitics 9) Geopolitics (key terminology, government types) 10) Conflict 11) Sudan – “Darfur Now” 12) Terrorism 13) Solving Geopolitical Problems Media: The End of Suburbia, To The Last Drop, Darfur Now, power points on land issues, water issues, global warming, and terrorism.