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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
Environmentalism Chapter 26 Section 4. Rachel Carson and the Silent Spring Rachel Carson – A marine biologist who wrote the Silent Spring about the increased.
Environmental Problems Smog Smog Industrial Pollution Industrial Pollution Acid Rain Acid Rain Nuclear Radiation Nuclear Radiation Cuyahoga River Fire.
Chapter 25 Section 1 The Cold War Begins Chapter Section The Environmental Movement Assess the causes and effects of the environmental movement. Analyze.
Should we get rid of the Environmental Protection Agency? Nicholas Bien Information from
The Rise of Environmentalism Rachael Carson Marine Biologist Wrote the book Silent Spring about use of pesticides Warned of “silent spring” with no birds.
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.
Saving the Earth Chapter 26, Section 4 By Thomas Parsons.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Founded by U.S. government (under Richard Nixon) in 1970 William Ruckleshaus was first EPA administrator a.
Political cartoon, "A Big Job," Times Union (Jacksonville), January 14, Napoleon Bonaparte Broward, governor of Florida, prepares to drain the Everglades.
The Environmental Movement Key Terms Coal smog = toxic waste: – Poisonous byproduct of human activity Acid Rain = moisture due to the mixture of.
Ecology History and overview History and overview.
Chapter 1 Intro: Toward a Sustainable Future The Global Environmental Picture Developing Countries Developing Countries Developing Countries Developing.
Trash and the earth By Brittany Loving. A pollutant is any substance that, when in an environment, poisons our air, land and water.
Ch 31: Sec s Environmentalism & Consumerism.
Michael Dejesus. Transitioning To Alternative Energy The Big question is how can we as a society make that jump to a new energy source? Will This energy.
Saving the Earth. Rachel Carson Wrote Silent Spring in 1962 – Increasing use of pesticides/DDT – The cycle of it – Outraged the chemical industry – Noted.
The Early 1970s Kent Chronicles December Presidents of the early 70s.
What is fuel? A fuel is a substance that provides a form of energy. Energy can be in the form of heat, light, electricity, or motion. When fuel is burned.
Environment What is the environment? The natural environment encompasses all living & and non-living things occurring naturally on Earth.
Environmental Laws From By: Rachel Agostino.
US Environmental Policy Introduction Identify policies or rules that are in effect in our school community. What are the goals of these policies? How do.
Going Green Birth of the Environmental Movement 21.4.
United States Environmental Policy. Environmental Policy General plans and principles for addressing interactions between humans and the environment.
Oil Embargo Dependency on foreign oil – OPEC – Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries OPEC did what to oil prices in the 1960s? Yom Kippur War –
4.3 Water, Air, & Land Resources. The Water Planet Water covers over half of Earth’s surface (71%) Saltwater Freshwater < 1% of the water on Earth is.
McGraw-Hill/Irwin Copyright © 2011 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved. Chapter 18 Environmental Law.
The Environment and America. Early Environmentalism in the US 1850s and 60s: Common interest in pure drinking water and sanitation is spurred by epidemics.
National Geographic Video: State of the Earth - Climate.
Natural Resources Natural resources are things found in nature that people can use. Examples: water, soil, and trees Fish, deer, and other wild animals.
Kimberly The beginning of public awareness:
UNITED STATES HISTORY Environmental Armageddon Dr. King-Owen [13.03] Environmental Armageddon Dr. King-Owen [13.03]
Earth Day Earth Day changed forever our awareness of the environment and what we need to do to protect our planet.
The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Companies (OPEC) OPEC Adapted from various sources by Scott Townsend Scott Townsend Woodstock Middle School.
2 Economics and Environmental Policy CHAPTER. Cleaning the Tides of San Diego and Tijuana The heavily polluted Tijuana River crosses over from Mexico.
Water Pollution. Sources of water pollution Industrial waste –Factories such as chemical plants discharge toxic chemicals and waste into drains, rivers.
BY SANTIAGO ALONSO P.S. 24 BROOKLYN, NY. To save the earth we could do a lot of stuff like recycling and saving water. We could keep our earth like this.
1 1.1ADVANCED ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE Environmental Science is the study of ecosystems interacting with human systems.
Conservation and Pollution. Essential Questions How do I identify distinguish, and correct effects of pollution? What are the effects of pollution on.
In this chapter you will learn about the successes and failures of the Nixon, Ford, & Carter administrations.
Member of House of Representatives for 25 years Nixon’s appointed him to Vice President after Spiro Agnew resigned Took over as President when Nixon resigned.
Energy Use in the USA. The United States of America is the world's largest energy producer, consumer, and net importer of energy. How? Why? –Trends in.
Just say NO! brought to you by a group of Concerned Citizens The Big Pit Dump Stinks!
People Are Working to Protect Ecosystems Environmental Awareness is Growing: In 1872, the world’s first national park was established (Yellowstone), starting.
What do we mean by the word “environment”? What makes the environment political? How do we, in the US, try to resolve political dilemmas concerning.
Environmental and Energy Policy. History: 1960s and 1970s – 1 st wave “Conservation” Rachel Carson’s “The Silent Spring” (1962): DDT pesticides Environmental.
Not every one on earth get clean water to drink. Bacteria from dirty water can make water deadly and yet over 1.2 billion people drink unclean water.
32.4 Environmental Activism How did the United States balance preserving the environment and continued industrial growth? What are the some of the current.
Environmental Policy: Cap and Trade. Introduction Environmental policy in US is adversarial Federal standards, state and local governments can require.
Protest and Economics Chapter 21. Civil Rights and Environmentalism Chapter 21 sections 4 & 5.
Fukui Commercial High School & Kaohsiung Municipal Kaohsiung Vocational High School of Commerce Energy Crisis.
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