Summary of Global Warming Responses

Summary of Global Warming Responses - Kyoto Treaty does not...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Earth 2 Thursday, April 8, 1999 Announcements: A 3-point homework assignment was passed out today in class. It is due next Thursday. Lecture notes: Summary of Global Warming Responses 6% say DO NOTHING 42% say ADAPT 42% say MITIGATION 7% say BOTH ADAPTATION & MITIGATION **ADAPTATION IS MOST REALISTIC--IT'S THE ONLY WAY TO GET EVERYONE TO AGREE** Kyoto, Japan Meeting (1989) This meeting proposed an agreement in which all countries will limit CO2 emissions into the air Clinton & Gore want the US to commit to limiting emissions US Senate says they will never ratify a treaty that didn't include developing countires b/c they feel that the US shouldn't give up things will other countries don't
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Kyoto Treaty does not include developing countries Industries are head-over-heels into having the US not commit to the Kyoto Treaty. They encourage this saying that the models are uncertain and any changes may hault economic growth EXCEPTION: Insurance Companies want the US to commit to the Kyoto Treaty, saying that the US will go bankrupt if global warming gets too out of control NGO (Non-Government Organizations. ..like environmental groups) say we must do something about global warming or the effects will be disastrous Winner's & Loser's when deciding about Global Warming The US are short-term loser's China is also a loser The Soviet Union is a winner...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern