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ES 100 Introduction to Environmental Studies: Home

General Resources

Newspaper Sources

Topics & Questions to Consider

 

Topic

Question

Commons

Should we be pricing ecosystem services?

Environmental Justice

Does designating “wild lands” harm rural economies?

Effects of Humans on the Environment

Does commercial fishing have a future?

Climate Change

Can we reduce carbon emissions enough to limit global warming?

Human Population

Do we have a population problem?

Biodiversity

Does excessive ESA legislation threaten species recovery, job creation and economic growth?

Environmental Awareness

Is “sustainability” still possible?

Collective Action

Should society limit CO2 emissions by power plants?

Affluence and Technology

Does the world need high-tech agriculture?