R.e Religion and planet earth

HideShow resource information
Sanctity of Life
Life is a sacred gift from God
1 of 23
Stewardship
The duty of humans given by God to care for the natural world
2 of 23
Pollution
The corruption or contamination of the natural state of the world
3 of 23
Natural Resources
Resources such as oil and metals that exist within nature
4 of 23
The Greenhouse Effect
This is also known as ‘global warming’; it is the warming-up of the earth’s atmosphere temperature
5 of 23
Environmental Issues
Areas of concern about pollution in the environment
6 of 23
Awe
A feeling of respect; insight into meaning greater than oneself.
7 of 23
Responsibility
The idea that we are in charge of our own actions
8 of 23
Wonder
Marvelling at the complexity and beauty of the universe
9 of 23
Carbon emissions
The release of greenhouse gasses, such as carbon dioxide from vehicles, into the atmosphere
10 of 23
Recycling
Reusing old products to make new ones.
11 of 23
Acid rain
Rain made acid through pollution in the atmosphere as a result of emissions from factories, cars, power stations etc.
12 of 23
Oil spills
Leaking oil into the environment, usually the sea
13 of 23
Toxic chemicals
Poisonous chemicals that harm people.
14 of 23
Pesticides
Substances (poison) used to destroy insects and pests that attack crops.
15 of 23
Deforestation
The cutting down of large areas of forest, usually for business needs
16 of 23
Natural habitats
The places where species of plants and animals live in the wild.
17 of 23
Droughts
Long periods of abnormally low rainfall
18 of 23
Famine
Starvation owing to drastic food shortage.
19 of 23
Conservation
Looking after the environment and protecting animals.
20 of 23
Earth Summits
Informal name for United Nations Conferences on the Environment
21 of 23
Sustainable development
Development which takes into consideration the impact on the natural world for future generations.
22 of 23
The Kyoto Treaty
(1997) was an important agreement reached by world leaders. It set targets for countries to reduce carbon emissions. However, not all countries agreed to sign the treaty (including the USA).
23 of 23

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

The duty of humans given by God to care for the natural world

Back

Stewardship

Card 3

Front

The corruption or contamination of the natural state of the world

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Resources such as oil and metals that exist within nature

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

This is also known as ‘global warming’; it is the warming-up of the earth’s atmosphere temperature

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Religious Studies resources:

See all Religious Studies resources »See all Christianity resources »