M7D1 Assignment: Environmental Policy and Globalization (Essay Sample)
Environmental Policy and Globalization This activity will enable you toIdentify social arrangements interpreted as unjust and articulate the implications for social policy and action. (Sociology Major Outcome #4)Analyze significant economic questions according to the standards of the discipline in at least three broad subfields of economics, such as applied microeconomics, global and macroeconomics, econometrics and finance. (Economics Outcome #3)
Before beginning the discussion, please do the following:
•Read the following from Lechner and Boli (Eds.), (2015). The Globalization Reader (5th ed.):
◦Introduction to Part XI
◦Chapter 69: Speech of the IPCC Chairman, Rajendra K. Pachauri, January 23, 2008
•Read the following from Bell, M. (2009). An Invitation to Environmental Sociology:
◦Chapter 1: Environmental Problems and Society [PDF file size 1.6 MB]
•View the following video:
◦Climate Change: Our Responsibility [Video file][25 min 00 sec]
Based on these readings and videos, answer the following questions:
•Does the 2007 IPCC report and Chairman Pachauri’s speech mean that climate change has been addressed in a meaningful way?
•In your considered assessment, is collective action against the causes of climate change successful? If not, why not?
ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY AND GLOBALIZATION
Environmental Policy and Globalization
The 2007 IPCC Report and Chairman Pachauri's Speech
According to the IPCC report and Chairman Pachauri's Speech, the element of climate change has not been adequately addressed. This is attributed to the fact that climate change is consequently caused by human beings and is likely to result in mass extinctions, food shortages, and flooding, an aspect that warns the world body that consists of climate experts and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) (Bell, 2009). ...
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