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Environmental Education by Suresh Pachauri

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6

Social Issues and the Environment

After reading this chapter, you will be conversant with:

  • From unsustainable to sustainable development
  • Urban problems related to energy, water conservation, rainwater harvesting and watershed management
  • Climate change, global warming, acid rain, ozone layer depletion, nuclear accidents and holocaust and case studies related to it
  • Wasteland reclamation
  • Consumerism. Various Acts such as Environment (Protection) Act, Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, Wildlife Protection Act and Forest Conservation Act
  • Issues involved in enforcement of environmental legislation and public awareness
UNSUSTAINABLE: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, DISTINCTION AND MAJOR STEPS ...

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