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Oil and the Environment Kent Chronicles January 2013
Roots of the Embargo US material support of Israel during the Yom Kippur War Lesser known, the end of the Bretton Woods International Monetary System
Oil Embargo Stagflation: Stagnant economy and rising inflation Stagflation High unemployment
Ways to deal with the hortage Lower speed limit Car Pool Rationing Public Transit Energy Efficiency – Don’t be Fuelish
Government and Business Responses Pipelines Exploration Extend Daylight Savings Time Alternative fuels New car fuel efficiency targets Government turns off lights
Conservation Before the 1970s The Parks System – TR Rachel Carson – Silent Spring The Cuyahoga River
Concerns in the Area Dumping into the Skagit River
First Earth Day April 22, 1970 In Philly
Using that Political Will Clean Air Act Federal Water Pollution Control Act Marine Mammal Protection Act Safe Drinking Water Act Endangered Species Act Toxic Substance Control Act
Love Canal In Niagara Falls, NY
In Kent Western Processing Company – Cleanup started in 1983 Midway Landfill Cleanup started in 1985 Seattle Municipal Landfill – Cleanup started in 1984
Oil Embargo Dependency on foreign oil – OPEC – Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries OPEC did what to oil prices in the 1960s? Yom Kippur War –
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Companies (OPEC) OPEC Adapted from various sources by Scott Townsend Scott Townsend Woodstock Middle School.
Chapter 21 Section 5 Environmentalism. DDT In 1966 a Long Island family discovered that the pesticide DDT was being used to control mosquitoes at a lake.
Ecology History and overview History and overview.
4.3 Water, Air, & Land Resources
Environmental Laws From By: Rachel Agostino.
Political cartoon, "A Big Job," Times Union (Jacksonville), January 14, Napoleon Bonaparte Broward, governor of Florida, prepares to drain the Everglades.
Chapter 25 Section 1 The Cold War Begins Chapter Section The Environmental Movement Assess the causes and effects of the environmental movement. Analyze.
Resources and the Environment
United States Environmental Policy
Conservation and Pollution
Non-renewable & Renewable Resources.
Chapter 1 Intro: Toward a Sustainable Future The Global Environmental Picture Developing Countries Developing Countries Developing Countries Developing.
Environment What is the environment? The natural environment encompasses all living & and non-living things occurring naturally on Earth.
National Geographic Video: State of the Earth - Climate.
Should we get rid of the Environmental Protection Agency? Nicholas Bien Information from
Water Pollution. Sources of water pollution Industrial waste –Factories such as chemical plants discharge toxic chemicals and waste into drains, rivers.
2 Economics and Environmental Policy CHAPTER. Cleaning the Tides of San Diego and Tijuana The heavily polluted Tijuana River crosses over from Mexico.
THE POWER OF GREEN BY SANTIAGO ALONSO P.S. 24 BROOKLYN, NY.
Going Green Birth of the Environmental Movement 21.4.
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