Climate Change And Environmental Disaster Essay

1944 Words Dec 12th, 2016 8 Pages
It’s sad to say that my children may experience the earth at a time where they may be a serious shortage of water, food shortages, and extreme climate which will make survival difficult. The continuous exploitation of the earth resources through the 19th to the 21st century has slowly crept up on the world and we are facing climate change and environmental disaster. The environmental problem we are challenged with is because of the greed for commodity goods that has led to mass production which has enormous environmental impacts on the earth. At the beginning of the semester in my Consumer Society class each student accessed their own consumer routine and as the course continued we learned about how global trade has expanded from the 13th century and has turned the world into a mass producing society to fulfill the need for daily commodities. I finally realized that the concept of the course was to teach me that the dependency on my need for consumer goods multiplied with billions of other people same desires has led to mass production which is having a detrimental impact on our earth. I will first analyze my daily consumer habit of eating meat and how the production of meat is having a huge negative on not only the environment, but also my health. I will then discuss a plan to adjust my consumer patters so it will reduce my ecological impact on the environment.
The most concerning aspect of my daily consumer habit is my reliance on meat because mass production of meat is…

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