Environmental Science through the years

  • Bernardo Razzimazi

    Italian Doctor
    Wrote disease of workers
  • Industrial Revolution

    Worlds percapita income increase over ten fold
    Began in the UK and spread to the rest of the world
  • Thomas Malthus

    English Scholar
    Popularized the economic theory of Rent
  • Agricultural Revolution

    Spread from Hollandto Europe as well as America
    Vast improvement in farm technology (plow, seed drill, reaper)
  • General Motors

    1923 Start of Ethyl Corp
    Began making fuel additives
    Olds Mobile, Poniac, Cadillac
  • Civilian Conservation Corps

    Men ages 17-23
    Part of the New Deal
  • Dust Bowl

    A drought that affected southeastern Colorado, southwest Kansas and the panhandles of Oklahoma and Texas
    Many farmers lost their jobs and were forced to move
  • World war II

    Atomic Bomb
  • Chine's Three Gorges Dam

    Plans for the Dam began in 1919
    Started to limit green house gas emmissions and produced electricity
  • Tragedy of the Commons

    Garrett Harolins theory
    Divided resources evenly
  • Rainbow Warrior

    Ship sunk at it's lockin Scottland
    Bombed by thr French Intellegence
  • Cherobyl

    Nuclear accident in the Ukraine
    There was a fire that set off the bombs
  • Exxon Valdez

    Spilled 260000-750000 of crude oil
    One of the most devestating human caused disasters
  • Persian Gulf War

    US led the theAirforce to destroy Iraq forces as well as 32 other nations
  • "An Incovienient Truth"

    A documentary from Al Gore
    Recognizing Global Warming as a worldwide problem
  • BP Gulf Oil Spill

    Occured in the Gulf of Mexico
    Happen as a result of a deep water drilling rig