Industrial Revolution Notes from Ecology.com

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Industrial Revolution Notes from Ecology.com
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2013-04-02 22:43:39
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  1. Notes from Ecology.com
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    IR's impact did not really settle in and become really noticeable until early 1960's
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    Industrial revolution greatly increased the world's population as industry increased and life was easier to live
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    Human population boom causes an exponential increase in human waste and need for resources that pollute and destroy the environment
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    Industrial Revolution relies heavily on coal, and later oil. These carbon emissions do heavy damage to the environment as when coal or oil is burned, the carbon molecules combine with oxygen molecules to form CO2
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    Many experts at the time predicted the rise and fall of coal and oil and the need to look for other sources of energy, but was realized too late

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