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Economic What are the economic impacts of introducing new technology to reduce global warming on society and infrastructure worldwide? What economic scenarios, if any, can be implemented and sustained indefinitely for the future? To what extent can market forces be mobilized to create technology solutions? What role should government play in managing the economic response? Political Can greenhouse emissions be effectively reduced if some nations refuse to cooperate? Could global warming and its effects on environmental resources lead to confrontations or regional conflicts?

You will discover that the practice of global environmental policy is a game that humanity is just beginning to learn how to play. It has many elements, some of which cooperate to promote an integrated policy, while others, depending on their political and socioeconomic interests, oppose a systematic approach. Although there are no magic solutions, the potential rewards of a well-crafted policy are significant; just bear in mind that no single policy is ever perfect or permanent. Every policy is a socioeconomic experiment that may or may not work as originally envisioned.

Htm (accessed July 7, 2010). org/ (accessed July 7, 2010). the talents and experience of a diverse array of specialists representing a range of scientific and technical disciplines; but it also refers to a process in which these specialists communicate and interact with one another rather than working in isolation. This approach is essential to working within any coherent framework of environmental policy, law, and regulation. Helping students establish a foundation for whatever direction they may later pursue An interdisciplinary approach that integrates the natural and social sciences enables students and professionals to understand how the many elements of the global environmental system function together and can be properly managed.

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