Environmental Studies 3 Term Paper

Environmental Studies 3 Term Paper - E nvironmental Studies...

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Environmental Studies 3 Term Paper Unit 3: Energy and the Environment 1. World of 2030, as a senior analyst in an environmental research firm. Letter to the President after the natural crisis and the transformation from capitalism to environmentalism. Stress the importance by critiquing how the economy blinded the masses, and 2. Is Global Warming Skepticism Just Smoke and Mirrors? a. In 2007, the George Bush administration insisted that short- term economic benefits must come before global warming, despite having been aware, yet ignorant, to the issue for over a decade. b. YES: Seth Schulman et al., from “Smoke, Mirrors & Hot Air: How ExxonMobil Uses Big Tobacco’s Tactics To Manufacture Uncertainty on Climate Science” Union of Concerned Scientists (January 2007) i. The Union of Concerned Scientists argues that the opposition to the idea that global warming is real, is due to human activates and is a threat to human well-being has been orchestrated by ExxonMobil in a disinformation campaign very similar to the tobacco’s industry’s efforts to
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2010 for the course ENV S ENV S 3 taught by Professor Graves during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

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