What strategies might you use to reduce the health risks of high-income countries?
1. Bottled water has a major environmental impact. Check out thede two articles to see some of the impacts of bottled water. Plastic Water Bottles Causing Flood of Harm to Our Environment.The Social and Environmental Impacts of Bottled Water. For your discussion post design and describe a program to get people to give up the use of disposable bottles.2. A number of U.S. electric companies have filed applications with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for permits to build new nuclear power plants to meet future electricity demands. Argue for or against nuclear power.
3. A homeowner wants to install either photovoltaic solar cells or wind turbines to provide electricity for her home in Nevada, which gets ample sunlight and wind. Provide two arguments in favor of installing one of these technologies, and explain two reasons for not choosing the other.4. Given the differences in health risks that exist between low- and high-income countries, choose one of the following issues to discuss. (a) What strategies might you use to reduce the health risks of low-income countries? (b) What strategies might you use to reduce the health risks of high-income countries? (C) Suppose a low-income country discovers oil and is projected to become a high-income country within a decade. what changes in the countrys healthcare system might you suggest?5. During a debate on climate change legislation in 2009, a U.S. congressman declared that human-induced global warming is a hoax and that there is no scientific consensus. (a) If you were a member of Congress, what points might you raise in the debate to demonstrate that global warming is real? (b) What points might you raise to demonstrate that global warming has been influenced by humans? (c) What actions might you propose in the United States to reduce CO2 emissions?