EnvironmentModern technologies are unlikely to be viewed as progress if they worsen environmental problems. If technology has been the cause of large scale environmental issues there is some hope that it can also offer solutions in areas such as renewable energy. risk such as water infrastructure that reduces the risks associated with drought. Technologies can also introduce new risks and society is typically slow to manage such risks.quality of products and services. For example, educational tools that allow education to be tailored to the interests and learning style of individual students. knowledge to be created and openly shared. For example, the internet has opened up vast stores of knowledge to a large number of people.technological change has focused on scaling production and transportation to meet the material needs of growing populations. This has caused pollution and other issues. However, it has increased life expectancy, reduced working hours and improved opportunities in technologically advanced nations.
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