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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
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.
Non-renewable & Renewable Resources.
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.
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