True/False      1. The leading contributor to global warming the burning

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1. The leading contributor to global warming is the burning of fossil fuels, which releases carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

2. Land, even when properly cared for, is not a renewable resource.

3. Human society used 60 times as much energy in the late 20th century as it did in 1860, when industrialization was in its early stages.

4. About 20 percent of the world’s people have incomes below the international poverty line.

5. The world’s income is distributed equally among nations.

6. The world’s natural resource base – the air, water, soil, minerals, and so forth -- is essentially finite, or bounded.

7. A commons is a shared resource, such as land, air or water that a group of people uses collectively.

8. The paradox of the commons is that if all individuals attempt to maximize their own private advantage in the short term, the commons will still remain productive in the long run.

9. In 2000, a group of nations negotiated the Montreal Protocol, agreeing to increase CFC production and use by 50 percent by 2020.

10.  Black carbon is the second largest contributor to climate change, responsible for as much as

10. Deforestation – cutting down and not replacing trees – contributes to global warming.

11.  The Carbon Disclosure Project found that companies with a strategic focus on climate

12. Biodiversity refers to the number and variety of species that have become extinct.

13. Rain forest destruction is controversial because these environments are more valuable cut down than standing.

14. Life-cycle analysis involves collecting information on the lifelong environmental impact of a product, all the way from extraction of raw material, to manufacturing, to its distribution, use and ultimate disposal.

15. Sustainable development will require technology cooperation through long-term partnerships between companies in developed and developing countries to transfer environmental technologies.

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