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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 20
Well-being
Economics
Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
Technology Transfer
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
The study of how people and societies use limited resources t…
A measurement of the economy that considers personal consumpt…
The phenomenon of less developed countries adopting technolog…
Well-being
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
Economics
The study of how people and societies use limited resources t…
29 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 20
Light-emitting diodes (LEDs)
Negawatts
Passive houses
Cogeneration
More efficient bulbs, consuming 90% less energy and lasting h…
The amount of energy saved through conservation
Highly insulated, virtually airtight buildings heated primari…
One of the fastest growing sources of new energy; the simulta…
Light-emitting diodes (LEDs)
More efficient bulbs, consuming 90% less energy and lasting h…
Negawatts
The amount of energy saved through conservation
36 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 20
Well-Being
Economics
Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
Technology Transfer
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
Examines how humans either as individuals or as companies all…
A measurement of the economy that considers personal consumpt…
The phenomenon of less developed countries adopting technolog…
Well-Being
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
Economics
Examines how humans either as individuals or as companies all…
32 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 20
Well-Being
Economics
Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
Technology Transfer
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
Examines how humans either as individuals or as companies all…
A measurement of the economy that considers personal consumpt…
The phenomenon of less developed countries adopting technolog…
Well-Being
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
Economics
Examines how humans either as individuals or as companies all…
32 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 20
Well-being
Economics
Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
Technology Transfer
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
The study of how people and societies use limited resources t…
A measurement of the economy that considers personal consumpt…
The phenomenon of less developed countries adopting technolog…
Well-being
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
Economics
The study of how people and societies use limited resources t…
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 20 Vocabulary
water pollution
point source
nonpoint source
eutrophication
Any change in water quality that can harm living organisms or…
These sources discharge pollutants into bodies of surface wat…
Broad and diffuse areas, rather than points, from which pollu…
The name given to the natural nutrient enrichment of a shallo…
water pollution
Any change in water quality that can harm living organisms or…
point source
These sources discharge pollutants into bodies of surface wat…
32 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 20
Well-being
Economics
Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
Technology Transfer
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
The study of how people and societies use limited resources t…
A measurement of the economy that considers personal consumpt…
The phenomenon of less developed countries adopting technolog…
Well-being
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
Economics
The study of how people and societies use limited resources t…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 20-21 Vocabulary
biodiesel
bioenergy (biomass energy)
biofuels
biopower
produced from vegetable oil, cooking grease, or animal fats
energy obtained from organic material that makes up organisms
liquid fuels used to power automobiles
produced when biomass sources are burned in power plants
biodiesel
produced from vegetable oil, cooking grease, or animal fats
bioenergy (biomass energy)
energy obtained from organic material that makes up organisms
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 20 Vocabulary
biodiesel
bioenergy (biomass energy)
biofuels
biopower
produced from vegetable oil, cooking grease, or animal fats
energy obtained from organic material that makes up organisms
liquid fuels used to power automobiles
produced when biomass sources are burned in power plants
biodiesel
produced from vegetable oil, cooking grease, or animal fats
bioenergy (biomass energy)
energy obtained from organic material that makes up organisms
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 20 Vocab
Evironmental Sustainability
Well-Being
Economics
Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
the ability maintain the qualities that are valued in the phy…
trying to live in harmony with the Earth by understanding the…
the branch of knowledge concerned with the production, consum…
a metric indicator of the health of a nation's economy by inc…
Evironmental Sustainability
the ability maintain the qualities that are valued in the phy…
Well-Being
trying to live in harmony with the Earth by understanding the…
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 20
Well-being
Economics
Genuine progress indicator(GPI)
Technology transfer
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous
The study of how humans allocate scarce resources in the prod…
A measure of economic status that includes personal consumpti…
The phenomenon of less developed countries adopting technolog…
Well-being
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous
Economics
The study of how humans allocate scarce resources in the prod…
AP Environmental Science Chapter 20 Vocab
Evironmental Sustainability
Well-Being
Economics
Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
the ability maintain the qualities that are valued in the phy…
trying to live in harmony with the Earth by understanding the…
the branch of knowledge concerned with the production, consum…
a metric indicator of the health of a nation's economy by inc…
Evironmental Sustainability
the ability maintain the qualities that are valued in the phy…
Well-Being
trying to live in harmony with the Earth by understanding the…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 20
Water pollution
Point sources
Nonpoint sources
Leading cause of water pollution
Any change in water quality that can harm living organisms or…
Discharge pollutants into bodies of surface water at specific…
Broad and diffuse areas, rather than points, from which pollu…
Agricultural activities
Water pollution
Any change in water quality that can harm living organisms or…
Point sources
Discharge pollutants into bodies of surface water at specific…
AP Environmental Science- Chapter 20
well-being
ecological economics
genuine progress indicator (GPI)
technology transfer
the status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous... ex: cause…
the study of economics as a component of ecological systems... e…
a measurement of the economy that considers personal consumpt…
the phenomenon of less developed countries adopting technolog…
well-being
the status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous... ex: cause…
ecological economics
the study of economics as a component of ecological systems... e…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 20
Well-being
Economics
Genuine progress Indicator (GPI)
Technology Transfer
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
The observation that average costs of production fall as outp…
A measurement of the economy that considers personal consumpt…
The phenomenon of less developed countries adopting technolog…
Well-being
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
Economics
The observation that average costs of production fall as outp…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 20 (Sustainability, Economics and Equality)
Well-Being
Economics
Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
Technology Transfer
Status of being healthy -> to growth/development
How humans allocate scarce resources in production and how th…
Attempts to address the shortcomings by personal consumption,…
When less developed countries adopt technological innovations…
Well-Being
Status of being healthy -> to growth/development
Economics
How humans allocate scarce resources in production and how th…
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Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 20
Well-Being
Economics
Genuine Progress Indicator
Technology Transfer
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
How humans as individuals or companies allocate scare resourc…
GPI. GDP but including measures of personal consumption, inco…
LDCs adopt technological innovations developed in wealthy cou…
Well-Being
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
Economics
How humans as individuals or companies allocate scare resourc…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 20 Vocabulary
septic tank
eutrophication
cultural eutrophication
water pollution
underground tank for treating wastewater from a home in rural…
physical, chemical, and biological changes that take place af…
overnourishment of aquatic ecosystems with plant nutrients (m…
any chemical, biological, or physical change in water quality…
septic tank
underground tank for treating wastewater from a home in rural…
eutrophication
physical, chemical, and biological changes that take place af…
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 20 Vocabulary
Climate
Greenhouse Gases
atmosphere
troposphere
the average weather (usually refers to average weather condit…
gases that warm the earth's surface. (ex chlorofluorocarbons…
made up of several vertical layers (beginning with the tropos…
(most familiar to us because we spend our lives in it) at the…
Climate
the average weather (usually refers to average weather condit…
Greenhouse Gases
gases that warm the earth's surface. (ex chlorofluorocarbons…
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 20 Vocabulary
Light emitting diode
energy efficiency
Co-generation
hybrid gasoline-electric engine
...
...
...
...
Light emitting diode
...
energy efficiency
...
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AP Environmental Science - Chapter 20 Vocabulary
Sustainability
Well-being
Economics
Externalities
Meeting the needs of the present generation without compromis…
The status of being healthy , happy, and prosperous.
Examines how humans either as individuals or as companies all…
The costs or impact of a good or service on people and the en…
Sustainability
Meeting the needs of the present generation without compromis…
Well-being
The status of being healthy , happy, and prosperous.
AP Environmental Science - Chapter 20 Vocabulary
Sustainability
Well-being
Economics
Externalities
Meeting the needs of the present generation without compromis…
The status of being healthy , happy, and prosperous.
Examines how humans either as individuals or as companies all…
The costs or impact of a good or service on people and the en…
Sustainability
Meeting the needs of the present generation without compromis…
Well-being
The status of being healthy , happy, and prosperous.
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 20
biodiesel
bioenergy
biofuels
biopower
A diesel-equivalent, processed fuel derived from biological s…
Useful, renewable energy produced from organic matter.
Fuels, such as ethanol or methanol, that are created from the…
the burning of biomass energy sources to generate electricity
biodiesel
A diesel-equivalent, processed fuel derived from biological s…
bioenergy
Useful, renewable energy produced from organic matter.
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 20
Sustainability
Natural Capital
Human Capital
Manufactured Capital
Living on Earth in a way that allows humans to use its resour…
The natural resources of Earth
Human knowledge, potential, and abilities
All goods and services that humans produce
Sustainability
Living on Earth in a way that allows humans to use its resour…
Natural Capital
The natural resources of Earth
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 20
Well-Being
Economics
Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
Technology Transfer
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
Examines how humans either as individuals or as companies all…
A measurement of the economy that considers personal consumpt…
The phenomenon of less developed countries adopting technolog…
Well-Being
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
Economics
Examines how humans either as individuals or as companies all…
32 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 20
Well-Being
Economics
Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
Technology Transfer
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
Examines how humans either as individuals or as companies all…
A measurement of the economy that considers personal consumpt…
The phenomenon of less developed countries adopting technolog…
Well-Being
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
Economics
Examines how humans either as individuals or as companies all…
32 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 20
Well-Being
Economics
Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
Technology Transfer
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
Examines how humans either as individuals or as companies all…
A measurement of the economy that considers personal consumpt…
The phenomenon of less developed countries adopting technolog…
Well-Being
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
Economics
Examines how humans either as individuals or as companies all…
30 terms
AP Environmental Science- Chapter 20
well-being
ecological economics
genuine progress indicator (GPI)
technology transfer
the status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous... ex: cause…
the study of economics as a component of ecological systems... e…
a measurement of the economy that considers personal consumpt…
the phenomenon of less developed countries adopting technolog…
well-being
the status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous... ex: cause…
ecological economics
the study of economics as a component of ecological systems... e…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 20
sustainability
well-being
economics
law of demand
meets the needs of the present generation without compromisin…
the status of being healthy, happy, prosperous
examines how humans either as individuals or as companies all…
when the price of a good rises, the quantity demanded falls a…
sustainability
meets the needs of the present generation without compromisin…
well-being
the status of being healthy, happy, prosperous
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 20
Air Pollution
Primary Pollutant
Secondary Pollutant
CO
The presence of chemicals in the atmosphere in concentrations…
Pollutants emitted directly into the troposphere in a potenti…
When primary pollutants react with certain chemicals in the a…
Colorless, odorless gas that is poisonous to air-breathing an…
Air Pollution
The presence of chemicals in the atmosphere in concentrations…
Primary Pollutant
Pollutants emitted directly into the troposphere in a potenti…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 20
Well-Being
Economics
Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
Technology Transfer
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
Examines how humans either as individuals or as companies all…
A measurement of the economy that considers personal consumpt…
The phenomenon of less developed countries adopting technolog…
Well-Being
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
Economics
Examines how humans either as individuals or as companies all…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 20
Market
law of demand
law of supply
externalities
wherever people engage in trade
when the price of a good rises, the quantity demanded falls,…
when the price of a good rises, the quantity supplied of that…
the cost or impact of a good or service on people and the env…
Market
wherever people engage in trade
law of demand
when the price of a good rises, the quantity demanded falls,…
32 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 20
Well-being
Economics
Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
Technology Transfer
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
The study of how people and societies use limited resources t…
A measurement of the economy that considers personal consumpt…
The phenomenon of less developed countries adopting technolog…
Well-being
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
Economics
The study of how people and societies use limited resources t…
22 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 20
Sustainability
Natural Capital
Human Capital
Manufactured Capital
Living on Earth in a way that allows humans to use its resour…
The natural resources of Earth
Human knowledge, potential, and abilities
All goods and services that humans produce
Sustainability
Living on Earth in a way that allows humans to use its resour…
Natural Capital
The natural resources of Earth
30 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 20
well-being
ecological economics
genuine progress indicator (GPI)
technology transfer
the status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous... ex: cause…
the study of economics as a component of ecological systems... e…
a measurement of the economy that considers personal consumpt…
the phenomenon of less developed countries adopting technolog…
well-being
the status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous... ex: cause…
ecological economics
the study of economics as a component of ecological systems... e…
32 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 20
Well-being
Economics
Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
Technology Transfer
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
The study of how people and societies use limited resources t…
A measurement of the economy that considers personal consumpt…
The phenomenon of less developed countries adopting technolog…
Well-being
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
Economics
The study of how people and societies use limited resources t…
22 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 20
Sustainability
Natural Capital
Human Capital
Manufactured Capital
Living on Earth in a way that allows humans to use its resour…
The natural resources of Earth
Human knowledge, potential, and abilities
All goods and services that humans produce
Sustainability
Living on Earth in a way that allows humans to use its resour…
Natural Capital
The natural resources of Earth
32 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 20
Well-Being
Economics
Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
Technology Transfer
Status of being healthy -> to growth/development
How humans allocate scarce resources in production and how th…
Attempts to address the shortcomings by personal consumption,…
When less developed countries adopt technological innovations…
Well-Being
Status of being healthy -> to growth/development
Economics
How humans allocate scarce resources in production and how th…
8 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 20
Water pollution
Point sources
Nonpoint sources
Eutrophication
Any change in water quality that can harm living organisms or…
Single identifiable source that discharges pollutants into th…
Broad and defuse areas, from which pollutants enter bodies of…
Name given to the national nutrient enrichment of a shallow l…
Water pollution
Any change in water quality that can harm living organisms or…
Point sources
Single identifiable source that discharges pollutants into th…
44 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 20 Vocab
Evironmental Sustainability
Well-Being
Economics
Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
the ability maintain the qualities that are valued in the phy…
trying to live in harmony with the Earth by understanding the…
the branch of knowledge concerned with the production, consum…
a metric indicator of the health of a nation's economy by inc…
Evironmental Sustainability
the ability maintain the qualities that are valued in the phy…
Well-Being
trying to live in harmony with the Earth by understanding the…
44 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 20 Vocab
Evironmental Sustainability
Well-Being
Economics
Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
the ability maintain the qualities that are valued in the phy…
trying to live in harmony with the Earth by understanding the…
the branch of knowledge concerned with the production, consum…
a metric indicator of the health of a nation's economy by inc…
Evironmental Sustainability
the ability maintain the qualities that are valued in the phy…
Well-Being
trying to live in harmony with the Earth by understanding the…
8 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 20 Vocab
water pollution
point sources
nonpoint sources
cultural eutrophication
any change in water quality that can harm living organisms or…
discharge pollutants into bodies of surface water at specific…
broad and diffuse areas, rather than points, from which pollu…
a process by which human activities in urban or agricultural…
water pollution
any change in water quality that can harm living organisms or…
point sources
discharge pollutants into bodies of surface water at specific…
31 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 20 vocab
Well-being
Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
Technology Transfer
Leapfrogging
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
A measurement of the economy that considers personal consumpt…
The phenomenon of less developed countries adopting technolog…
The situation in which less developed countries use newer tec…
Well-being
The status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous.
Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI)
A measurement of the economy that considers personal consumpt…
8 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 20 Vocab
water pollution
point sources
nonpoint sources
cultural eutrophication
any change in water quality that can harm living organisms or…
discharge pollutants into bodies of surface water at specific…
broad and diffuse areas, rather than points, from which pollu…
a process by which human activities in urban or agricultural…
water pollution
any change in water quality that can harm living organisms or…
point sources
discharge pollutants into bodies of surface water at specific…
29 terms
AP Environmental Science - Chapter 20 Key Terms
light-emitting diodes (LEDs)
negawatts
passive houses
cogeneration
A semiconductor light source. When a hole recombines with an…
Energy saved through conservation.
The use of natural materials or absorptive structures without…
The simultaneous production of electricity and steam or hot w…
light-emitting diodes (LEDs)
A semiconductor light source. When a hole recombines with an…
negawatts
Energy saved through conservation.
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 20 Air, Weather, and Climate
Weather
Climate
Aerosols
Layers of the atmosphere
-Daily temperature and moisture conditions in a place
-Long-term weather patterns of weather in a region over long…
-Minute particles and liquid droplets... -Important role in Eart…
-Four distinct layers, due to differences in absorption of so…
Weather
-Daily temperature and moisture conditions in a place
Climate
-Long-term weather patterns of weather in a region over long…
20 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 20 Vocab
global warming
glacial and interglacial periods
general circulation model (GCM)
detection
A rise in the average temperature of the entire Earth.
Alternating periods of freezing and thawing in the Earth's hi…
A mathematical model of the general circulation of a planetar…
Our ability to discern long-term trends above yearly variabil…
global warming
A rise in the average temperature of the entire Earth.
glacial and interglacial periods
Alternating periods of freezing and thawing in the Earth's hi…
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 20: Water Pollution
Point Source
Non-Point Source
Pathogens
Organic Matter
Pollution from a single, usually easily recognizable source.
Pollution that comes from many sources (a general area) rathe…
Type of pollutant, bacteria, virus, contagious diseases. ... --S…
Biodegradable remains of plants and animals, point and non-po…
Point Source
Pollution from a single, usually easily recognizable source.
Non-Point Source
Pollution that comes from many sources (a general area) rathe…
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AP Environmental Science: Chapter 20 Terms
Well-Being
Economics
Genuine progress indicator (GPI)
Technology transfer
the status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous
the study of how humans allocate scarce resources in the prod…
a measure of economic status that includes personal consumpti…
the phenomenon of less developed countries adopting technolog…
Well-Being
the status of being healthy, happy, and prosperous
Economics
the study of how humans allocate scarce resources in the prod…
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