CEE 3000 HW1-S08

CEE 3000 HW1-S08 - CEE 3000: CIVIL ENGINEERING SYSTEMS...

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CEE 3000: CIVIL ENGINEERING SYSTEMS Homework 1 Spring 2008 Assigned: Friday, January 18/Due: Friday, January 24 1. Sustainable Development (10 points) Based on your readings discuss the three most important global sustainability issues that demand urgent attention today. Note that these issues may differ from economically developed regions, (e.g., the U.S.A, Japan) to developing regions (e.g., Bangkok/Lagos). (Max: ½ a page) 2. Global Warming (10 points) The attached article from a special issue of Time Magazine on Global Warming discusses some of the causes, perils and solutions to Global Warming. Summarize the key points of the message. Explain three ways in which Civil Engineers may contribute to exacerbating Global Warming. Identify three actions that Civil Engineers can take to contribute to improving the current situation as far as Global Warming is concerned. (Max: 1 page) 3. 2025 Vision for Civil Engineering (10 points) The ASCE Vision for Civil Engineering in 2025 describes the knowledge and skills
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