Welcome to Dr. Chen’s ENV 102 blog site for UWGB students to discuss and comment on subjects and issues that are related to the course contents of ENV 02. These research questions will appear in the exam as bonus questions. There are many advantages for you both in improving grades and in getting best 360 degree learning experiences by visiting the site, taking the challenges, discussing with your friends or faculty on those research issues and questions.
Women around the world provide more health care to their family than most of the organized health organizations. At home, it is the mother who takes care her sick children. When a couple grows older, because women lives longer than men, it is usually the wife who takes care her ailing spouse. When parents grow old, it is usually the daughters who take on the care-giver role for her ailing parents.
Yet, women’s contributions to the society health care are under-valued. Write an essay on your reflection about this issue and discuss why “empowering women” is part of the solving environmental issues’ solution.
According to the New York Times of September 13, 2013, the New Delhi court has sentenced 4 men who had brutally raped and murdered a woman on a bus to death. See the link: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/14/world/asia/4-sentenced-to-death-in-rape-case-that-riveted-india.html?hp&_r=0.
Violence against women is still very common in most part of the world. Discuss why the violence against women is detrimental to the environment.
As a result of China ‘one-child’ policy, it is likely to happen in China population of more men than women. Discuss its social economic impacts of uneven population distribution in a society.
Who is Michai Viravaidya? How does his policy work to slow the population growth in Thailand?
Who is Muhammad Yunus? What is his contributions to fight the poor? How does the microloans work?
According to textbook, reducing poverty will help solve global population issue (page 46), do you agree? Provide your argument with facts and evidences not just the opinion,
According to the textbook, economic development will help solve global population issues (page 44). Do you agree? Provide your argument with evidences not just the opinion.
Should everyone have the right to have as many children as they want? Explain. Would you support this right even if it degrades the earth’s life support systems and makes it harder for future generations to live comfortably? Explain.
Use the second law of thermodynamics to explain why we cannot recycle the high-quality chemical energy stored in gasoline.
The attached video has generated many debate on some political-industrial-and environmental issue debate in the class of 2013. Here is one such a question: