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

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What is Computer?
According to DTE, You can reduce your electric bill by $110/year by simply unplugging this when you aren’t using it. 100 What is the Cow? This one species emits enough methane gas to contribute 16% of the total amount of global warming gases in the atmosphere. 100 What is the sun or solar energy? This single source of clean energy is powerful enough to take the place of every fossil fuel. 100 What is economic? Sustainable business practices integrate ecological concerns with social and _________ ones (the triple bottom line) 200 What is Bicycle? This is the most efficient mode of travel for people. 200 What is 3%? Water covers 70% of the earth’s surface, but this small percent is suitable for human consumption. 200 What are Planet, People, & Profit? These three "P"s are used to describe sustainability. 200 What is Carbon dioxide? It is beneficial to leave fossil fuels undisturbed in the earth to prevent the release of this. 200 What is Photosynthesis? Every breath you take contributes to a balances and sustainable ecosystem by contributing to this process. 300 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. These most efficient gasoline powered cars were manufactured in this year. 300 Who is 350.org? This Group organized the worlds “most wide spread day of political action” on Saturday Oct. 24, 2009 with 5,245 actions in 181 countries. 300 What is Beef? It takes over 2500 gallons of water to produce just one pound of this food found in many of America's restaurants. 300 What is Ann Arbor? In 2006 this Michigan school district redesigned its new high school plan to protect an abundance of herpetofauna. 300 What is 6? Fun Fact: In 2050 We would need 30 Planets We would need ___ planets to supply adequate natural resources if everyone on earth lived like the average American. 400 What is$1500 on Gas? Fun Fact: Hybrid owners average \$490 in the same year!
An average SUV driver spends this much on fuel each year.

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

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

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

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What is oxygen?
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.

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

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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.”

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

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

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What is tragedy of the commons?
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.

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