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Environmental quality and sustainability
22 Oct 2017
Las Vegas suffered from prolonged drought
Lake Powell received 25% average input of water
Protection of The Greeat Basin National Park in Las Vegas
Rapid increase in population in Las Vegas due to casinos
Israel occupied Gaza
Indian government forced Coca Cola out of India
Coca Cola reutrns to India with arrival of Pepsi
Plachimida district medical officer advised people that water is unfit for consumption.
Logging in Borneo - rainforests in Indonesian and Malaysian parts of Borneo were cut down
Indonesia's transmigration programme moved to more crowded areas.
Deforestations was sped up by oil palm plantations in Borneo
Borneo: Plantations covered 1 million hectares of Kalimantan.
Barclays bike in London consisted of 500 bicycles and 315 docking stations.
Barclays bike in London consisted of 8000 bicycles and 570 docking stations.
22 million rides without a death in London
110,000 using Barclay's bike reduced car congestion.
EU set targets for 2020 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20%
Drivers charged 8 pounds per day to drive in Central London
Australia refused to ratify the Kyoto Protocol until USA does as it damaged their industry
2001: USA pulled out of the treaty (produced 36.1% of CO2 emissions)
Toronto adopted a 20% reduction target in 1990.
Kyoto protocol ratified by 35 countries.
Colorado's river flow been an average of 66% of normal
Germany reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 19.4%
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