POLS 346--  Spring 2016

 

Week One

 

Rachel Carson, and Steingraber, Ch. 2. 

 

The Bees

      NRDC fact sheet  

      Example of the industry campaign against it

 

Justice Issues impinge on environmental issues.  Take the recent UN report on US human rights.  And, who among us has not heard about the Flint Michigan water scandal? 

 

Edgar Mitchell Died...  One of several astronauts who saw the earth differently once they left it. 

 

We have had too many close calls with nuclear weapons.  And our poor IR practices led to North Korea getting nukes, small nukes, and missiles to send them.... 

 

The prospects for the spread of the Zika virus....  another example of people travelling the globe.