Environmental Issues

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Environmental Issues by Mind Map: Environmental Issues

1. Topic: Energy Security

1.1. wars have been fought for sources of energy

1.1.1. http://www.iea.org/topics/energysecurity/

1.1.1.1. https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/eu-must-avoid-prioritising-gas-in-energy-security-push/

2. global warming

2.1. creating a shortage of biodiversity

2.1.1. http://www.livescience.com/topics/global-warming/

2.1.2. https://www.nrdc.org/stories/global-warming-101

3. drought

3.1. costing california jobs

3.1.1. http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Before-and-after-photos-of-California-reservoirs-7243336.php

3.1.2. http://www.mercurynews.com/drought/ci_29766133/california-drought-odds-la-nina-increase-next-winter

4. deforestation

4.1. Chopping down trees

4.1.1. http://environment.nationalgeographic.com/environment/global-warming/deforestation-overview/

4.2. kills off animal species

4.2.1. http://www.worldwildlife.org/threats/deforestation

5. pollution

5.1. Burning of fossil fuels, such as cars and factories

5.1.1. http://m.livescience.com/22728-pollution-facts.html

5.2. burning oil

5.2.1. http://www.worldwildlife.org/threats/pollution

5.3. Walking, carpooling rather than using cars

5.4. http://www.lung.org/our-initiatives/healthy-air/outdoor/air-pollution/10-tips-to-protect-yourself.html?referrer=https://www.google.com

6. recycling

6.1. helps the earth by reusing materials

6.2. http://www.theverge.com/2016/4/15/11438840/apple-recovered-nearly-40-million-in-gold-through-its-recycling

6.2.1. https://www.epa.gov/recycle/recycling-basics