Rosedeep Kaur E.S 01 Professor Sanders De Anza College Lecture 1 CHAPTER 1: Noticing 5 Sentence Summaries 1. Huge amount of population is migrating from countryside to urban cities, which is causing more stress on resources. In other words, more people have access to resources, the more they reproduce and consume more in an unsustainable way. 2. Unsustainable ways of consumption are ineffective and causes more harm than -3. Methods of obtaining energy and usages is causing a depletion of finite resources like fossil fuels and hastening global warming. Therefore, new methods such as solar energy must be adopted for future energy use. 4. To keep up with the population growth and the western consumption demands, new methods of food growth are being introduced which in turn have more negative side effects than positive such as air pollution from farming vehicles, rainfall disruptions, etc,. 5. Climate is being drastically changed and the consequences are disastrous. A major international shift is required to prevent global warming. Vocab Words 1. Monocultures — growing large numbers of the same thing in one place. This 2. GMOs- are novel organisms created in a laboratory using genetic modification/engineering techniques. 3. Geothermal energy is heat that is produced inside the earth. 3 new ideas 1. I learned that there’s enough wind, solar, and other renew- able energy sources to meet our energy demand 2. The people in the west are only 20 percent of the world’s people but use 75 percent of its resources to fund their lifestyles. 3. Modern agriculture practices put out more greenhouse gases than transportation systems. Main Concept 1. The amazing world we live in has created a plenty of new slag. We have become an overpopulated, over consuming, energy and food resource exploiting, climate wrecking society .These habits and methods have led to big unintended problems, from ozone holes to changing climate. 2. We must become aware of our lifestyles and make amends to how we treat nature and it’s resources Question Why is the Government not more involved in the debate around Climate Change?