Card Set Information
RNR living environment
questiosn from the book chapter 25
What is an enviromental worldview?
Hoe people think the world works and what they believe their role in the world should be
What are environmental ethics?
what one believes about what is right and what is wrong in our behavior toward the enviroment
what is planetary management view
a human centered worldview that beleives human are the most important and dominate species and should manage the earth mostly for our own benfit
what is stewdship view
human-centered enviormental world vew that assumes that we have an ethical responsibility to be caring and responsible managers or stewards of the earth
what is enviromental wisdom view
an earth centered worldview that believes we are part of-not apart from our community of life and the ecological processes taht sustain all life
what is deep ecology view
earth-centered enviormental world view consists of eight premises developed in 1972 by Norwegian philosopher Arne Naess in conjunction with George Sessions
what is expontential growth?
define enviroment distinguish among enviromental science, ecology and enviromentalism
distinguish between an organism and a species
explain terms natral capital, natural resources, natural services, solar capital and natural capital degradation
what is nutrient cycling and why is it important
list 8 goals for a person seekign enviromental literacy
list four questions that lie at the heart of enviromental literacy
list threee ways in which we can learn from the earth
what does it mean to find a sense of place
what is sustainability, if not all about sustaining resources for human use?
list six guidelines for achieving more sustainable and compassionate societies
describe the relationship between owning things and being happy
what is voluntary simplicity?
what are three examples of basic needs?
what are five examples of more qualitive needs?
list a dozen steps that are among the important steps that can be taken to make the transition to a more sustainable societie
describe three traps taht lead to denial, indifference, and inaction concering the enviormental problems we face
what are the four basic principles of the Earth Charter?
What role might religion play in making the transition to more sustainable socities?
List seven componets of the environmental or sustainablility revolution
Describe connecgtions between Biosphere 2 (core case study), the transition to more enviromentailly sustainable societes, and the four scientific principles of sustainability