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Unformatted text preview: development economist, using concepts that we have used in this course, write a letter to your congressperson making an argument on the following: 1. Explain why it is “the poorest who will be hit the worst by climate change”. 2. Based on the “Polluter Pays Principle” in international environmental law (you can check the definition in Wikipedia) , explain who should be mainly responsible to do something in order to reduce the impact of climate change on the poor. 3. Using sound economic principles, what is your recommendation to your congressperson as to what the government should be doing to reduce the impact of climate change on the world poor?...
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This note was uploaded on 08/01/2008 for the course ECON 171 taught by Professor De janvry during the Fall '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Fall '07
- DE JANVRY