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Nation Wide (United States), Eventually this could grow to be an application which provides information globally.
This application is an over lay of a variety of maps which will indicate air quality, water quality, information about super sites, and anything environmentally oriented. Users would become informed and exposed to the effects of climate change on the environment and not only in the tree and mountain sense, but in how climate change effects everything of necessity.
This application would be necessary everyday, it has the capacity to become implemented in the everyday routine of individuals. Understanding how your environment is impacted by society is imperative to how you live your life. Knowing whether your watershed is in danger of contamination or whether your air quality decreases during certain parts of the year or as the result of a local manufacturers contribution of pollution, is important. This will also allow for a tracking of change overtime of impacts the environment experiences as a result of this industrialized society.
People will have the opportunity to learn about the environment they are living in, how it becomes effected overtime and by what, and when changes to their environment occur. This application could also impact the citizenry's perspective of how they participate in the political process as it concerns environmental issues. Holding off irreversible climate change depends on the people who live on this planet; becoming exposed and aware to information which indicates the trends of your environments health, can work to provide an impetus for individuals to change their apathetic attitude about climate change. Motivation for citizens to work with their government to hold off and reverse climate change is of the highest importance and goal of this project.
Everyone on this planet. People would become informed and active in this ongoing crisis of climate change.