1. How do the earth systems affect each other? The Systems can affect each other in different ways. The tornado for example is the atmosphere affecting all other systems, like moving rocks, waves, or animals. 2. How can an understanding of environmental science aid in handling natural disasters? Knowing both the cause and the limits of natural disasters are key in preparing for them. 3. What efforts can we make to create a sustainable future? We should make sure any negative effects we leave on the environment are contractable or at least as small as possible.