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The Harmful Impacts of Technology in the Environment

 

This article will begin by analyzing the harmful influence of kich thuoc technology on the environment as a result of its role in the causes of some of the world’s most serious environmental issues, before moving on to the power of technology to save the globe from those same issues. Finally, it will look at the gas sensor’s specific environmental technology and how it contributes to the reduction of negative environmental impacts.

The Environmental Impact of Technology

The industrial revolution ushered forth a slew of new technologies with enormous potential. Between 1760 and 1840, Europe and the United States underwent a transition to new manufacturing processes. This has been followed by continued industrialisation and technical breakthroughs in industrialized countries around the world, with the environmental consequence of this technology including the exploitation and destruction of our natural environment.

These innovations have harmed our world in two ways: contamination and natural resource loss.

Pollution of the air and water

When dangerous or excessive amounts of gases such as carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, nitric oxide, and methane are injected into the earth’s atmosphere, it is known as air pollution. The main sources all deal with technology that came after the industrial revolution, such as fossil fuel combustion, factories, power plants, mass agriculture, and automobiles.

Natural resource depletion

Another detrimental consequence of technology on the environment is resource depletion. It occurs when a resource is depleted quicker than it can be replaced. Natural resources are those that occur in the environment without being created by humans, and they can be sustainable or non-renewable. Aquifer depletion, deforestation, mining for fossil fuels and minerals, pollution of resources, soil erosion, and excessive consumption of resources are the most severe forms of resource depletion. Agriculture, mining, water use, and fossil fuel consumption are the key causes, all of which have been made possible by technological improvements.

As the world’s population grows, so does the rate of degradation of natural resources. 
As result, the world’s eco-footprint is estimated to be one-and-a-half twice the earth’s ability to sustainably provide each individual with enough resources to match their intake.
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