Assignment 2: Global Warming: Cause and Mitigation
the most controversial topics in physical science, global warming has
received a great deal of attention during the past decade. Given its
great impact on both humans and the environment, lawmakers and
scientists must heavily weigh the information that they are presented.
Explore this debate in more detail by evaluating both the scientific
basis of this phenomenon and the human role in global warming.
Write a three to five (3-5) page paper in which you:
Compare and contrast natural versus anthropogenic climate changes. Include at least two (2) specific examples of each.
a position as to whether or not global warming is taking place. Provide
three (3) lines of evidence to support your position.
two (2) current mitigation strategies for global warming, such as
carbon sequestration, carbon taxing, clean coal technology, higher fuel
efficiency standards, and so on. Analyze the effectiveness of this
mitigation strategy, as well as its potential costs and policy
on the policy changes that you would propose to help stabilize global
climate and determine the business sectors or nations that would be held
to more strict standards if you were to implement your proposed
Use at least four (4) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as quality resources.
Your report must follow these formatting requirements:
typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with
one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA
or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s
name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover
page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment