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Unformatted text preview: prices could benefit poor farmers in developing countries, providing them with markets and decent prices for their crops. But others warn that the growing use of food crops to make fuel, especially if stoked by large subsidies in rich countries, could substantially increase food prices. I would research the effects of ethanol on world food prices and compare whether the benefits of ethanol outweigh the impact on world food prices and explore other implications it may have. 3. Global warming/pollution and effects on the economy Most people highlight the environmental effects of global warming and pollution. I would research the possible economic implications of global warming and consequences that its environmental effects could have on the economy. I would also include some information about companies that significantly contribute to these problems and suggest alternatives that could lessen the impacts....
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2008 for the course D SOC 111 taught by Professor Peine,emelie during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).
- Spring '08