Benchmark 7G
Human Society: Global Interdependence
Grades 6-8, page 177

The global environment is affected by national policies and practices relating to energy use, waste disposal, ecological management, manufacturing, and population.

NSES Content Standard F 
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Environmental quality
Grades 9-12, page 198
Many factors influence environmental quality. Factors that students might investigate include population growth, resource use, population distribution, overconsumption, the capacity of technology to solve problems, poverty, the role of economic, political, and religious views, and different ways humans view the earth.