environmental regulations

“Climate and Air Pollution” Note: Online students please respond to one (1) of the following four (4) bulleted options:

  • Carbon dioxide is held responsible for much of global warming. Using the Internet or Strayer databases, describe two (2) recent technological innovations that have been proven to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
  • Of the climate wedges described in Table 9.2 in your textbook, which wedge do you believe would be the easiest to achieve and why? Next, using the same table, speculate which wedge you believe would be the least tolerable and why.
  • Take a position on the following statement: “Are environmental regulations required for air pollution control, or can the market handle it?”  Describe two (2) possible market solutions to air pollution then estimate its chance of success.
  • Take a stance in regards to the following statement: “Do you think air pollution is better or worse than it was a few decades ago?” Next, provide two (2) pieces of information that influenced your stance. Lastly, describe one (1) way that your own personal experiences influenced your opinion on this subject.