Introduction

Global warming: are we responsible? Is our environmental impact damaging the planet? This unit examines the use of ozone depleting technology, the impact of fossil fuel use and explores how the development of technology can influence the direction of a society. From the Industrial Revolution to the present day find out how we have changed the planet.

Learning Outcomes

When you have completed this unit you should have:

  • developed an awareness of different ways in which our use of technology can affect the environment
  • developed your own skills in reading and interpreting texts and diagrams containing some technical descriptions