Environmental Ethics & Politics Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following best describes an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is an example of an environmental injustice?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is FALSE of environmental planning?

Question 4 4. How might an ecocentric person comment in a conversation about climate change?

Question 5 5. Why do people disagree about fracking, a process of extracting oil and gas from the ground that may lead to the contamination of groundwater?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following was MOST directly influenced by the National Environmental Policy Act?

Question 7 7. Why do those working for environmental justice care about bus lines?

Question 8 8. What is the U.S. environmental law that established a nationwide policy promoting the protection of the environment?

Question 9 9. You are involved in the construction of an airport. Federal agencies must prepare which of the following documents to meet NEPA requirements for this project?

Question 10 10. Why are environmental taxes often implemented?

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Question 11 11. Why was environmentalism established?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is TRUE of an incentive-based regulatory approach?

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT relevant to environmental legislation?

Question 14 14. What is the purpose of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)?

Question 15 15. All of the following are examples of command and control regulation, EXCEPT:

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Question 16 16. How do tradable permits impact the market?

Question 17 17. Why did the discipline of environmental ethics emerge?

Question 18 18. Which of the following BEST describes the Western worldview?

Question 19 19. Which of the following terms is used to describe the collective beliefs and values that give people a sense of how the world works, their role in the environment, and right and wrong behaviors toward the environment?

Question 20 20. Which of the following best describes trade liberalization?

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Question 21 21. Why are the 1960s said to have been the start of environmental law in the United States?

Question 22 22. How would you describe a person who protests outside a company known to pollute nearby waters?

Question 23 23. What is the name of the international organization that deals with rules of trade between nations?

Question 24 24. Dale subscribes to the Deep Ecology worldview, whereas Jack is supportive of the Western worldview. How do their opinions compare with one another?

Question 25 25. What is NOT a way the environment will be affected by the growing population?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following best describes environmental policies?

Question 27 27. Why did the First National People of Color Leadership Summit adopt the second part of the Environmental Justice principle at their meeting in 1991?

Question 28 28. Why are environmental policies needed now to protect future populations?

Question 29 29.

Finish this conversation between an anthropocentric person and an ecocentric person:

Ecocentric: 'We need to stop the destruction of the rain forest! Species are becoming extinct at an alarming rate!'

Anthropocentric: _____

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements about the Deep Ecology worldview is TRUE?

Environmental Ethics & Politics Chapter Exam Instructions

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