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My last post was about how large technology corporations create nuclear dangers for the environment, animals, wildlife in general, and especially, all humans living near the plants that were built. For example, remember how computers were invented and mainstreamed with the purpose of reducing the use of paper?
Another perfect example is how we are now manufacturing nature by creating super-plants that can withstand extremely powerful chemical pesticides and herbicides which, with time, destroy the land, the water ,and pollute the air we breathe.
Now, what other areas of technology have made us un willingly contaminate the planet? The use of technology is vast, to say the least, so one can easily say that it will always Technology destroying environment essay an impact on wildlife and the environment in general.
Just fabricating them uses resources. Therefore, even if they are made with natural products and the corporation avoided hazardous chemicals as much as possible, the product you purchased still leaves a footprint. However, using resources is not the main problem. What seems to be the issue today is our over dependance on technological devices that are often not truly necessary, or that we consume much more quickly or more often than we need.
For instance, how many people have an oven, a microwave, a toaster AND a toaster oven?
No one really needs all four of these, and most could do very well with only two of them. Or, if you plan on using all four, plan on keeping them for a very long time. Technology is the reason why society today is oriented towards mass consumption of goods.
Cell phones, especially smart phones, are obsolete after only one year, and they almost always end up in landfills. Those who are conscious of the fact that these devices can be harmful keep accumulating them, but have a very difficult time finding the location to bring them to for proper recycling or finding someone who actually wants to have them even for free!
Pawn shops no longer accept laptop computers that are more than a year old, and good luck finding one that will take in your PC. All of these wonderful gadgets lead to spoiled and at times lazy people. How many depend on disposable coffee cups from their favourite restaurants instead of purchasing a travel mug and washing it themselves when they empty it at work?
How many no longer want to wait the extra two minutes to heat their soup on the stove instead of the microwave?
Putting your clothes in a bucket immediately after taking the item off if you dropped something on it that could eventually stain it with a bit of detergent and letting it soak for a few hours or overnight, and then hanging the clothing outside during warm weather or over the bathtub during cold weather is a great way to save energy.
Many Colombians, even if they own a washing machine, will still only put their large items, such as bedsheets, in the washer, and they dry everything outside. Furthermore, some will also say that our disconnect with nature, due to this overuse of technology, is only just increasing from year to year.
We lost touch with the very place we are from: We forget that we need it, and should be taking care of it. If we abuse it, we will eventually lose our right to live here.How technology affects jobs? Majority of people are living with the misconception that technology is probably the brightest thing happening to mankind right now and that it will help in bringing more job opportunities for people across the globe.
Jun 12, · How Technology Is Destroying Jobs. intractable and are especially difficult to solve when the robots are free to move about a relatively unstructured environment like a factory or office.
Author: David Rotman. This story originally appeared in the Guardian and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.
Humans are “eating away at our own life support systems” at a rate unseen in. Jun 12, · How Technology Is Destroying Jobs.
intractable and are especially difficult to solve when the robots are free to move about a relatively unstructured environment like a factory or office.
Author: David Rotman. This story originally appeared in the Guardian and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Humans are “eating away at our own life support systems” at a rate unseen in.
The Earth has crossed four out of nine planetary boundaries that scientists say could trigger abrupt and irreversible environmental changes and put human life in jeopardy.