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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?

100

According to DTE, You can reduce your electric bill by $110/year by simply unplugging this when you aren’t using it.
What is Computer?

100

This one species emits enough methane gas to contribute 16% of the total amount of global warming gases in the atmosphere.
What is the Cow?

100

This single source of clean energy is powerful enough to take the place of every fossil fuel.
What is the sun or solar energy?

100

Sustainable business practices integrate ecological concerns with social and _________ ones (the triple bottom line)
What is economic?

200

This is the most efficient mode of travel for people.
What is Bicycle?

200

Water covers 70% of the earth’s surface, but this small percent is suitable for human consumption.
What is 3%?

200

These three "P"s are used to describe sustainability.
What are Planet, People, & Profit?

200

It is beneficial to leave fossil fuels undisturbed in the earth to prevent the release of this.
What is Carbon dioxide?

200

Every breath you take contributes to a balances and sustainable ecosystem by contributing to this process.
What is Photosynthesis?

300

These most efficient gasoline powered cars were manufactured in this year.
What is 1920? Fun Fact: The Automobiles of the 21st century are the most inefficient in history SUV’s account for 50% of all US cars.

300

This Group organized the worlds “most wide spread day of political action” on Saturday Oct. 24, 2009 with 5,245 actions in 181 countries.
Who is 350.org?

300

It takes over 2500 gallons of water to produce just one pound of this food found in many of America's restaurants.
What is Beef?

300

In 2006 this Michigan school district redesigned its new high school plan to protect an abundance of herpetofauna.
What is Ann Arbor?

300

We would need ___ planets to supply adequate natural resources if everyone on earth lived like the average American.
What is 6? Fun Fact: In 2050 We would need 30 Planets

400

An average SUV driver spends this much on fuel each year.
What is $1500 on Gas? Fun Fact: Hybrid owners average $490 in the same year!

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.”
What is Juneau, Alaska?

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?