International conventions/protocols -What does Kuznets environmental
1. International conventions/protocols (like Paris' climate change conference) for the environmental standards are they effective or ineffective? Provide some evidence on emissions before and after these protocols were signed (many emissions got worse - What does Kuznets environmental curve conveys? What do you think?
2. Provide some evidence (data) of success and some evidence of failure of our national sustainability public policy (use food, or water, or air, or solid waste or energy as an example.... not all of them). What is your general conclusion? Do we need more rules? More enforcement? More awareness? More money? More responsible consumers? More responsible producers? Retailers? Suppose it is not possible address together (can you?), which path would you pick first? Explain.
3. Differentiate Marginal Enforcement Cost and MCE and give examples of each. Is MCE a private or a public cost? Explain.