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Faculty of Environment 2013 Holiday Message

Faculty of Environment 2013 Holiday Message

Here at the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Environment we are globally known TimesNewRomanPSMT;} {colortbl;red255green255blue255;} margl1440margr1440vieww10800viewh8400viewkind0 deftab720 pardpardeftab720ri720sa200 f0fs20 cf0 Here at the University of Waterloo’92s Faculty of Environment we are globally known for solving today’s environmental challenges and shaping our sustainable future. In the heart of the LEED Platinum Environment 3 building we’ve kept …

Agriculture

Agriculture

Hi. It’s Mr. Andersen and this is environmental science video 16. It is on agriculture. This is a picture of wheat. We grind it to make flour and then make things like bread. And we have been doing so for thousands of years. This sickle is over 5000 years old and was used to harvest …

Mining

Mining

Hi. It’s Mr. Andersen and this is environmental sciences video 19. It is on mining. In 1848 at Sutter’s Mill in California James Marshall discovered some gold. This kicked off the gold rush. Over 300,000 people came by land and by sea to California to strike it rich. A few did, most of them did …

Fossil Fuels

Hi. It’s Mr. Andersen and this is AP environmental sciences video 24. It is on fossil fuels. We really do live in the age of fossil fuels. Most of the energy that I am using and you are using right now is probably coming from coal, oil and natural gas. And I have grown up …

What Is Environmental Justice?

What Is Environmental Justice?

(soft music) – Environmental justice really reflects the fundamental reality that vulnerable communities are all too often subject to the disproportionate burden of pollution and contamination. At the end of the day, when we’re talking about environmental impacts, at the heart of it are real people’s lives. And if you think about one child who’s …

Toxics Release Inventory National Analysis

Toxics Release Inventory National Analysis

Our economy produces goods that we depend on in our daily lives — like pharmaceuticals, clothing, and automobiles.   Toxic chemicals are used during the production of those goods and are disposed of when they are no longer useful.  It’s your right to know what chemicals are being used in your community, where and how …

Teachers explain benefits of environmental education | Maryland, US | World Future Council

Teachers explain benefits of environmental education | Maryland, US | World Future Council

The teachers are integrating environmental education into their English language, arts classes, the social studies classes, math and science. So, the students are planting trees, planting native plants, they are helping to create outdoor classrooms, recycling, waste management. There are in elementary schools energy monitors who are making sure that when the class leaves the …