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ES 100 Introduction to Environmental Studies: Home

Topics & Questions to Consider

Environmental justice
Does designating "wild lands" harm rural economies?
Human dominance
Do we have a population problem?
Climate change
Can we reduce carbon emissions enough to limit global warming?
Does excessive endangered species act litigation threaten species recovery, job creation, and economics growth?
Should we be pricing ecosystem services?
Environmental awareness
Do current TSCA reform efforts adequately address the need to protect public health from industrial chemicals?
Collective action
Is "sustainability" still possible?
Markets & economics
Are there limits to growth?
The list is also from Easton, T.A. 2018. Taking Sides: Clashing Views on Environmental Issues. 17th Edition. McGraw-Hill, New York.

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