Political Violence – acts of violence committed for political reasons by the government, a militant group or a formal authority. Government’s fear of protests and different political positions.
Torture – Guantanamo Bay is an example of torture where people inflict pain on others.
Tiananmen Square – Students who wanted democracy protested against theChinese government (when the student almost got run over by a military tank)
World Migrations – Asia, Middle East, and Africa migrate to Europe. Usually people living in dangerous areas of the world migrate to another area of the world with better living conditions.
Dense Inertia Metal Explosive – U.S. weapon that concentrates a blast to hit a specific area with chemical inert metal mixed in withan explosive.
Military Armament – the weapons and supplies of war with which a military unit is equipped; includes weapons of mass destruction
Small weapons – revolvers and self loading pistols, rifles, carbines, sun-machine guns, assault rifles, machine guns
Light Weapons – hand-held under-barrel and mounted grenade launchers, portable anti-aircraft guns, portable anti-tank guns, recoillessrifles, portable launchers of anti-tank missile and rocket systems, portable launchers of anti-aircraft missile systems, mortars of calibers up to 88 mm inclusive
Sanitary landfill – safe zone, produce biogas
Compost – a mixture of decaying organic matter, as from leaves and manure, used to improve soil structure and provide nutrients
Incineration – energy source in high industrializedcountries with no landfills
Treatment Plants – recycling of glass, aluminum cans, cardboard, paper and plastics
Water treatment plants – processes used to make water more acceptable for a desired-end use, e.g. agriculture, industrial processes, urban cleansing to be returned to the environment, etc.
Renewable energy – energy generated from natural resources such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides andgeothermal heat
Multiple choice: 10 will be rewritten and put on the test
1. How much money do Peacekeepers get out of global military spending in percentage
.5% to 1%
2. Peacekeepers in general
Also called blue helmets, they reduce the tensions in troubled areas, keep opposing forces apart and create conditions of calm in which peaceful settlements may be sought.
3. Which continent orcontinents have peacekeeper missions?
Haiti, Central America, Congo, Darfur, Lebanon, Syria, West Africa, East Africa and Asia, and Kosovo in Europe
4. Biological Warfare
Also known as a germ warfare, biological weapons and bioweaponry – it’s the use of any pathogen (bacterium, virus and any other disease-causing organism, like anthrax) as a weapon of war
5. Warfare in general
Iraq, Somalia,Congo, Sudan Darfur
The Disarmament and International Security Committee is the first subsidiary organ of the General Assembly. The purpose is to aim a general and complete disarmament under effective international control, believing that these are essential measures to prevent the danger of war and the strengthening of international peace and security.
7. What would happen if theworld would warm by 2 degrees?
Link on BB
8. What would happen if the world would warm by 1 degree?
Link on BB
9. Which continent has people that migrate to Europe from?
10. When will the Arctic Ocean Ice melt?
Less than 10 years
11. What is a Supra-national organization in Africa?
12. Significant aspects of each continent in the world
Latin America – Catholicwith petroleum
North America – diverse between Catholic and Protestant, U.S. and Canada have coal
Europe – Catholic and Protestant, with East and Russia Orthodox, European Union dominates
Middle East – Muslim with minority religions; Christians, Jews, Druze, Zorastrians, etc. Lots of Petroleum
13. What was the excuse that the United States used to invade Iraq?
Saddam Hussein having weapons of...