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Goal 8 Misc.

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  • Q1
    Quality of life based on ownership of necessities and luxuries that make life easier.
    standard of living
    30s
  • Q2
    an artificial body placed in orbit around the earth or moon or another planet in order to collect information or for communication.
    satellite
    30s
  • Q3
    Advances in technology can lead to the development of new products and materials which can strengthen the economic infrastructure and standard of living of a society.
    computer
    30s
  • Q4
    ethe interdependent economies of the world's nations, regarded as a single economic system
    global economy
    30s
  • Q5
    a situation in which you have to decide whether to pursue a course of action that may benefit you or your organization but that is unethical or even illegal
    ethical dilemma
    30s
  • Q6
    New technologies, medicines, and scientific breakthroughs can improve the quality of life but may also present ethical dilemmas, can transform global economies, societies and military systems
    Social networks effects
    30s
  • Q7
    Advances in technology allows for faster communication and greater interconnectivity among people.
    information highway
    30s
  • Q8
    along with urbanization and industrialization can promote changes in the environment as a result of the need for increased space and resources.
    population growth
    30s
  • Q9
    A situation in which unlimited wants exceed the limited resources available to fulfill those wants
    Scarcity
    30s
  • Q10
    can lead to conflict and movement of peoples which can alter the physical environment
    scarcity of resources
    30s
  • Q11
    The removal of trees faster than forests can replace themselves.
    deforestation
    30s
  • Q12
    a timber harvesting technique that involves removing all or almost all the trees within an area. This has a big short term profit.
    Clearcutting
    30s
  • Q13
    thinning of Earth's ozone layer caused by CFC's leaking into the air and reacting chemically with the ozone, breaking the ozone molocules apart
    ozone depletion
    30s
  • Q14
    a change and or regional climate patterns; a change apparent from the mid to late 20th century onwards and attributed largely to the increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by the use of fossil fuels
    climate change (global warming)
    30s
  • Q15
    gas -born pollutants discharged into the atmosphere from smokestacks of industrial plants
    industrial emissions
    30s

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