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Ch 87: Environmental Ethics & Political Processes

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Environmental ethics and the political processes associated with them are discussed in this chapter. You can learn more about environmental justice, legislation and concerns as you study these lessons.

Environmental Ethics & Political Processes - Chapter Summary

Complete this chapter to improve your understanding of environmental ethics and the accompanying political processes. You can learn about environmental issues on a global scale with these lessons. As you study, you'll be able to find out more about:

  • How human values and environmental ethics intersect
  • Different environmental worldviews
  • Environmental justice, legislation, planning and decision making
  • Environmental concerns for the future

We make absorbing this information easy by providing you with video lessons created by environmental experts. These lessons include transcripts and a timeline feature that will take you directly to the subject you want to study.

6 Lessons in Chapter 87: Environmental Ethics & Political Processes
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Environmental Ethics & Human Values: Definition & Impact on Environmental Problems

1. Environmental Ethics & Human Values: Definition & Impact on Environmental Problems

Environmental ethics take into consideration the moral obligations human beings have concerning the environment. Learn how environmental ethics and human values affect our ability to understand and solve environmental problems.

Environmental Worldviews: Western & Deep Ecology

2. Environmental Worldviews: Western & Deep Ecology

Environmental worldviews are the commonly shared beliefs that give groups of people a sense how humans should interact with the environment. Learn about two contrasting environmental worldviews: western and deep ecology.

What is Environmental Justice? - Definition, Principles, Examples & Issues

3. What is Environmental Justice? - Definition, Principles, Examples & Issues

Environmental justice is a movement that grew from the recognition of a disproportionate number of environmental burdens in certain communities. It works to ensure a healthy environment for all regardless of race, nationality, income, gender or age.

Environmental Planning & Decision Making: Definition & Components

4. Environmental Planning & Decision Making: Definition & Components

Environmental planning and decision making take into consideration the needs of society and the natural environment when developing an area. Learn how environmental planning and decision making are carried out to create sustainable outcomes.

What is Environmental Legislation? - Laws, Regulations & Timeline

5. What is Environmental Legislation? - Laws, Regulations & Timeline

Environmental legislation is a collection of many laws and regulations aimed at protecting the environment from harmful actions. Learn about the National Environmental Policy Act and other environmental laws.

Future Environmental Concerns: Population, Food Supply, Energy & Pollution

6. Future Environmental Concerns: Population, Food Supply, Energy & Pollution

There are many issues that raise future environmental concerns. Learn how the environment may be impacted by the growing population and food and energy needs of the world, as well as growing pollution concerns as we move through the 21st century.

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