Energy Use And Environment Essay

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Energy Use and Environment Issues in Modern History The Industrial Revolution is the name given to the movement in which machines changed people’s way of life, as well as their methods of manufacture. During this time people shifted away from animal, human, water, and solar sources to resources based on fossil fuels. There are many huge benefits from these sources of energy, but also many serious threats to the environment and the sustainability to human civilization. Population dynamics plays a big role in how our world has changed and continues to change. From 1750-1950, the population of the world stayed about the same and never had much of an incline. In the past 50 years, the world has experienced an extraordinary increase in population growth. A world’s population is determined by the natural increase. The natural increase is when the birth rate is higher than the death rate. Due to the increase in people, there is an increase in the use of fossil fuels. Fossil fuels burns power to our vehicles and industries, heats and cools our buildings, and runs appliances. It also produces electricity for things such as lights and computers. Climate change plays a big role in how our world has environmental …show more content…
In the 1870s, England was one of the richest countries in the world. They had hard working laborers and workers, and this explains how new and so much was being built and manufactured. In places like this, everyone had money and the town had money so they were able to invent new things. Both now and then, people have a desire for new products. Whether its food, variety, improvements, or technology, people are always trying to find ways to move forward. It is an addiction for new and shiny things. The desire for new products that we had never ever thought of desiring before is worst today then ever. Manufacturing, these things led to serious threats to the environment and the sustainability of human

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