249 Outcome: The Environment and Society

Understand the impact of climate change and pollution on the environment and society

What you’ll learn to do:

  • Describe climate change and its importance and the concept of carrying capacity
  • Understand the challenges presented by pollution, garbage, e-waste, and toxic hazards
  • Discuss real-world instances of environmental racism

Learning Activities

The learning activities for this section include:

  • Reading: Environmental Sociology
  • Reading: Environmental Racism
  • Video: Examples of Environmental Racism
  • Self-Check: The Environment and Society

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Introduction to Sociology by Lumen Learning is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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