ESC151 Quiz 1

environmental science
the systematic study of the environment and our proper place in it
environmental problems
natural world vs man-made world (air pollution, energy over-consumption, resource depletion, climate change, loss of biodiversity)
6 Themes of Environmental Science
human population growth, increased urbanization, sustainability, people and nature, a global perspective, science and values
J-curve
Represents exponential growth (constant and unlimited)
invented by John Eli Miller