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Keeping it all in Balance

100

These are 3 modes of environmentally friendly Transportation.
What is (many acceptable answers) Ex: Bike, Carpool, Public Transportation, Skateboard, Rollerblade?

400

This one, simple act in the US uses as much water as 1 person in a developing country uses in an entire day.
What is Flushing the toilet?

400

In 2009, this Michigan Businessman pitched his idea to develop the world's largest urban farm.
Who is John Hantz?

400

Seventy -one percent of all petroleum used in the US goes to this sector.
What is Transportation?

400

The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment refers to natural systems as humanity's "life-support system", providing essential "ecosystem services" which include: water, _________ carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus.
What is oxygen?

500

Public Transit is most environmentally sound and economically feasible when aligned with these 2 elements.
What are 2 of the following : Density, Proximity, Transit Station, Land Use Patterns, Pedestrian Frequency Design?

500

On April 16th, an avalanche shut down this cold, capital’s low cost power supply, increasing energy cost by 5 times the national average. Thus began more than 3 months of “Turn off, turn down, unplug.”

500

In 2012, single stream recycling became a reality at University of Michigan-Dearborn and recycles this percentage of the total campus waste stream.
What is 53%?

500

The Department of Energy reported that ___ % of our energy use is for residential buildings
What is 21%? Fun Fact: Roughly 39% of total US energy was used in buildings, 21% in residential buildings

500

This is known as the depletion of a shared resource by individuals, acting independently and rationally according to each one's self-interest, despite their understanding that depleting the common resource is contrary to their long-term best interests.
What is tragedy of the commons?