1. How do the earth systems affect each other? They interact with each other by working together to influence the climate, trigger geological processes, and affect life all over the Earth. 2. How can an understanding of environmental science aid in handling natural disasters? A better understanding of environmental science could help those who are in these predicaments at the right time if needed, in case of natural disaster they could learn how to take safety measures in said situations. 3. What efforts can we make to create a sustainable future? To better our chances of a sustainable future, we need to spread awareness amongst our youth and adults of the amount of damage we are doing to the earth and how it actually decreases our rate and length of survival.