My Environmental Ethic By Theodore Roosevelt Essay

978 Words Jun 8th, 2015 4 Pages
My Environmental ethic “Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children 's children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.” (Theodore Roosevelt) My environmental ethic is to improve the environment to sustain living on earth. People in the world today don’t really take into effect the way they hurt the environment. People don’t care where they throw their garbage or burn chemicals that are unhealthy, yet it could hinder your health ultimately. The earth is a wonderful and beautiful place. People have to take care of it for the next generation to come, or how will people survive on a planet that has toxic environment. Let me explain what experiences I have had, Persistent challenges, education, religious beliefs or influences that shaped my world today. Persistent challenges you are faced with population and consumption which is that there is too many people don’t have enough food to survive plus the more people there are the more they destroy forests and swamps to grow more food. From destroying the ecosystem which ultimately hurts the earth. Climate change is another big factor that destroys the earth. With that there has been a 35% increase of greenhouse gases also known as carbon dioxide emissions. If the emissions stay at an increase by 2100 it would go from a 3.6 to 12.8…

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