EM SC 470
Applied Sustainability in Contemporary Culture

Summary and Final Tasks



By now you should be able to:

  • analyze the credibility of information sources;
  • identify characteristics of the Anthropocene;
  • explain how the greenhouse effect increases the average surface temperature of the earth;
  • identify evidence for anthropogenic climate change;
  • identify characteristics of the 6th Mass Extinction;
  • explain the benefits of biodiversity;
  • analyze the sustainability impacts of freshwater availability; and
  • apply the precautionary principle to sustainability considerations.

Reminder - Complete all of the Lesson 3 tasks!

You have reached the end of Lesson 3! Double-check the to-do list on the Lesson 3 Overview page to make sure you have completed all of the activities listed there before you begin Lesson 4.