yes, already in the first third of the 19th century. scientists are beginning to become concerned about the impact of industrialization on the environment. They warn that carbon dioxide emissions are causing the atmosphere to warm. The creation of new types of weapons made wars especially dangerous, and the powerful development of production made it dependent on energy sources. Technological progress, making human life richer and more comfortable, providing him with more leisure, at the same time gave rise to environmental problems that threaten the existence of mankind.
Remember: The process of learning a person lasts a lifetime. The value of the same knowledge for different people may be different, it is determined by their individual characteristics and needs. Therefore, knowledge is always needed at any age and position.