Pols 207 notes part 2

Pols 207 notes part - • Curbing CO2 emissions would mean curbing economic growth/stability • Those who benefit from the way it is now are much

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* Environment – a collective goods problem * Global commons – parts of the earth that are shared by everyone Extends to issues such as natural resources! Sustainable economic development – economic growth that does not deplete resources or destroy ecosystems Global Warming Partially caused by humans
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Unformatted text preview: • Curbing CO2 emissions would mean curbing economic growth/stability • Those who benefit from the way it is now are much better organized • Most of the dangers are far off in the future • Even if one state commits to reducing CO2 it is no guarantee that other states will do the same...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course POLS 207 A taught by Professor Rogers during the Spring '08 term at Calvin.

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