The Changing Relationship Between Nature And Society

1658 WordsApr 12, 20167 Pages
As Barrack Obama once stated “All across the world, in every kind of environment and region known to man, increasingly dangerous weather patterns and devastating storms are abruptly putting an end to the long-running debate over whether or not climate change is real. Not only is it real, it 's here, and its effects are giving rise to a frighteningly new global phenomenon: the man-made natural disaster.” (Obama, 2006). In this speech Obama spoke honestly and truthfully about the current situation society is facing with nature. In this paper I will be discussing numerous topics related to the natural environment. I will analyze the changing relationship between nature and society and how this relationship has evolved over time due to drastic changes amongst the human race. Global warming is a major event that society is facing today due to the effect humans have had on the environment. ‘Human induced climate change’ (Houghton, 2015) is a major challenge that must be prevented and diminished. One of the main factors that can prevent global warming from rising is promoting the concept of sustainable development. Sustainable development has been altered to address environmental problems as a result of many governments, organizations and countries etc. attempting to minimize this issue for the current generation and future generations who will have to deal with the major consequences of society’s current actions. The central issue that I will be assessing in this essay is the
Open Document