Westernization On A Rampage Essay

780 words - 4 pages

Westernization on a Rampage

Franceline Kingu

Dr. John Cappucci
Media, Technology and the Environment: 40-364-30
October 20th, 2014

Westernization on a Rampage
Brief Review: A great amount of how we live affects the world we live in, what I decided to focus my final term paper on was the affects of climate change and what forms of justice our world is doing to help minimize the consequences. Climate change is defined to be a statistical change in weather arrangements that exceed a period of time. When climate changes, many things are forced to change in order to adapt. What we have realized but are neglecting to make changes within our lifestyle for, is ...view middle of the document...

2. Climate change has affected human life. Noam Chomsky states a great quote. “The general population doesn’t know what’s happening, and it doesn’t even know that it doesn’t know.” So much energy, time and money has gone towards shaping and changing public opinion or the public mind. We are all very much aware that the environment is not as it once was in past centuries and even then they protested for change. With the change of climate throughout the years, there is no skepticism that there have been an overwhelming amount of natural disasters but what the public seems unaware of is that climate change isn’t just killing us through disasters but by our health. Climate change affects our clean air, safe drinking water, sufficient food and shelter security. Which are necessities to survival. Climate change is also a cause of malnutrition, diarrhea, malaria and heat stresses. The amount of money that goes into creating clean water systems and agriculture is a great deal and areas of feeble infrastructure will be least able to manage. This is another case of the rich over the poor.
3. What are we doing to make changes to the climate? What I find interesting is that there have been so many protests and activisms occurring because of environmental justice but that’s just it, nothing much more...

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