Who is Amory Lovins? What did he proposed in 1976 about energy policy?
Describe the farmer’s market in your community. Describe your opinion about the farmer market.
Suppose that all of the grains and vegetables that you eat will someday come from one or two varieties of each plant species. In other words, suppose that someday there are only one or two varieties each of rice, wheat, broccoli, potatoes, and all of the other grains and vegetables. Would this matter to you? Would it be important? Why or why not?
Who is David M Pimente? What was his arguments against the use of pesticides in agriculture?
Write your summary and Reflection concerning Dr. Brown’s seminar on September 27, 2013.
Who is Bob Munro? How does his soccer team help fight the poverty of Mathare Valley?
Who is John Beal? What is his contribution in restoring an urban-area stream?
If you live in an urban area, how environmentally sustainable do you think it is, overall, on a scale of 1 to 10? Explain. List three steps that could be taken by the city’s administrators and residents to make it more sustainable, and for each of these steps, explain how taking it would affect your life.
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.