World Concepts

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Question Answer
Spaceship Earth conceptEarth is fragile with limited resources and growing population and only liveable place for humanity. must change living habit, no where else to go if resouces runs out or become too pooluted
Gaia Hyphotheis 1972 James LovelockEarth's climate is regulated by its living organisms, Organisms regulate substences like CO2 to keep tempreture and persipitation levels suitable for their survival
Limits-to-Growth Thesis 1972 Report Theory prediting pessismestic outcomes for earth's enviornments if 1970s growth trends in population, economic development, consumtion, resource use continued; based on computer models
Cornocopian Thesisbeleive that new resources will be found to replanish the depleted ones as technology and science advance

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