POL 310 (ASH)
POL 310 Complete Class POL 310 Week 1 DQ 1 Environmental Values & Policy POL 310 Week 1 DQ 2 Common Pool Resources – Privatization or Collective Action POL 310 Week&nb..
POL 310 Week 1 DQ 1 Environmental Values & Policy Identify an environmental amenity from the following list: • Clean air • Earth’s climate • Ocean health • Wilderness areas •  ..
POL 310 Week 1 DQ 2 Common Pool Resources Privatization or Collective Action Identify two common pool resources from the list below, one that seems to be best managed by privatization and another that seems to be best managed through collective action. • International ..
POL 310 Week 1 Quiz 1. Aesthetic values are examples of which category of value? Utilitarian Judicial Direct Non-use 2. The House and Senate are comprised of: committees and sub-committees. regulators and hea..
POL 310 Week 2 Assignment Air Quality and Climate Change as Integrated Policy 1. Due by Day 7. Air Quality and Climate Change as Integrated Policy. Address each of the following questions: a. Should air quality and climate change policies be developed through an integrated approach? b. What..
POL 310 Week 2 DQ 1 Climate Change Choose one of the following scientific organizations and review the research on climate change. Cite three specific facts that you learn about climate change. Does this information agree with what your local news station or newspaper is saying? Why or why ..
POL 310 Week 2 DQ 2 Air Quality Research and report (describe) what efforts are in place to manage air quality in your town and state. Remember to consider emissions testing regulations, air quality index use, and other components of air quality management. Which institutions, laws and regulation..
POL 310 Week 2 Quiz 1. The Copenhagen Accord is a: political agreement. legal treaty. binding strategy. market incentive. 2. Carbon equivalency is a useful tool when discussing climate change because greenhouse gases other than carbon: are n..
POL 310 Week 3 Assignment Final Paper Draft Due by Day 7. Final Paper Draft. Review the Final Paper instructions in Week Five of the online course or in the “Components of Course Evaluation” section of this guide. Then, visit the Writing Center, within the Learning Resources tab on th..
POL 310 Week 3 DQ 1 Clean Water From a policy-making perspective, compare the challenges associated with addressing water quantity versus water quality issues. Which is the more challenging problem to address by policy process? Discuss the limitations of the Clean Water Act in addressing both wat..
POL 310 Week 3 DQ 2 Energy Identify three different renewable energy sources. Compare those sources from a policy and regulatory perspective to determine which of those sources will become the most significant source for renewable energy in 50 years. Explain why your choice will be the most signi..
POL 310 Week 3 Quiz 1. Pesticide from the landscape that contaminates the Chesapeake Bay is which type of pollution? Run-off Treated effluent Subsidence Point source 2. The Clean Water Act and its amendments do not address which of the foll..
POL 310 Week 4 DQ 1 Land Management Policies and Habitat Consider land management agencies, and their associated statutes and policies in the USA. How do land management agencies, and their associated statutes and policies protect habitat, even if habitat protection is not their primary concern? ..
POL 310 Week 4 DQ 2 Biodiversity, Extinction, and Making Choices in Policy Some people argue that since extinctions have always taken place, they should be considered a natural process and that the current extinction rates are not a matter of concern. Others point out that the preservation of bio..
POL 310 Week 4 Quiz 1. Strategies for managing e-waste safely include the following, except: Combustion State legislative efforts to manage e-waste Consumer fees to pay for the expansion of e-waste recycling facilities Expanding existing municipal waste services to accept e-w..
POL 310 Week 5 DQ 1 Hazardous Waste and International Environmental Policy Consider the problem of the exportation of hazardous waste, such as e-waste, from wealthy countries to poor countries. How can domestic policy address this issue, when domestic policy applies to domestic issues, rather tha..
POL 310 Week 5 Final Paper Policy Challenges Presented by Environmental Problems Focus of the Final Paper Write a paper that addresses each of the following: § Choose an environmental problem that interests you from the list below: o Loss of biodiversity o Clean water o Energy o..
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