To What Extent Does Globalization Contribute to Sustainable

To What Extent Does Globalization
Contribute to Sustainable Prosperity
for All People?
Learn the Terms
Refer to Chapter 12 for the answers
 sustainable
Enabling the sale of government owned
industries to private businesses.
Meets the needs of the present without
compromising the ability of future
generations to meet their own needs.
A new balance of economic competition
with economic cooperation that promotes
the efficient use and sharing of natural
resources, technologies and capital at the
local, national and global levels.
 sustainable
 Privatization
 climate change
Long-term change in the earth's climate,
due to an increase in the average
atmospheric temperature. Melting glaciers
imply that life in the Arctic is affected by
climate change.
What is Sustainable Prosperity?
Here are a couple of definitions…
Sustainable prosperity…
 In short, “Sustainable prosperity” would come as a result
of sustainable development that enables all human
beings to live with their basic needs met, with their
dignity acknowledged, and with abundant opportunity to
pursue lives of satisfaction and happiness, all without
risk of denying others in the present and the future the
ability to do the same. This means not just preventing
further degradation of earth’s systems, but actively
restoring those systems to full health.
World Watch Institute
How can this be achieved?
How does globalization reduce
Sustainable Prosperity?
Two examples are provided on the next slide…
Greenland’s Melting Glaciers
 The 11th Hour
How does globalization contribute
to Sustainable Prosperity?
What can we do to sustain
Give Earth a Hand…
(United Nations Environment
Programme) – Multimedia clip
 Hope in a Changing Climate
 (Branching out for a Green Economy)
This week’s assignment
 We have the largest ecological footprint
that we must change if we hope to
achieve sustainable prosperity.
 Create and briefly explain a list of tips or
changes every individual can make to
help improve or reduce damage to our
environment. (Be sure to explain each of
your tips by telling how they will help to
sustain the environment).
Unit 2/3 Test
 Written response test
 Format on next power point