Ch 30: Global Environmental Economics Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Global Environmental Economics chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the students in your classroom about global environmental law, national income accounts and other topics. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Global Environmental Economics chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Environmental Full Cost Accounting: Definition and Example;
Economics: Natural Capital and the Environment
The considerations of environmental full cost accounting;
The preservation of natural capital
Tuesday National Income Accounts and the Environment: Definitions and Limitations;
The Economics of Pollution: Marginal Cost of Pollution and Optimum Amount of Pollution
The use of the Gross Domestic Product and the disadvantages of national income accounts;
Marginal abatement cost and marginal cost of pollution
Wednesday The World Bank: History and Global Economic Development Goals The history and objectives of the World Bank
Thursday Tragedy of the Commons Theory: Definition and Examples Hardin's metaphor for overexploitation of resources
Friday Global Environmental Law and International Treaties Key international laws and treaties dealing with the environment

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

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