Fall 2014 PPPM 331 Environmental Management
On the day of the exam, ten of the twenty questions below will be selected for you to select, and write, on five. Begin each question on a new sheet of the paper provided.
1. What would be the role and responsibility of a sustainability director (environmental manager) in a progressive city and/or a visionary university?
-To account for their emissions. To reduce environmental impacts as well as their own operating costs. ~ Minimize the impact that could potentially be brought upon the environment / society stemming from this development. -Plan and manage the use of natural resources
2. From your text, why is an understanding of how resources were used (and misused) in the…show more content… It requires all public participation from all different parties that may be affected by the project.
-set up procedural requirements for all federal government agencies to prepare environmental assessments (EAs) and environmental impact statements (EIS)
6. How can (or should) American natural resources managers address population related issues?
As population goes up, resources go down. -Expect a demand in more food / resources -Implement / make free / make people more aware of contraception -Contemplate quality / space / abundance / convenience of natural resources.
7. How do the International Monetary Fund, World Bank and the World Trade Organization deal with environmental issues in developing countries?
International Monetary Fund:
Definition: Organization of 188 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.
World Bank: International organization dedicated to providing financing, advice and research to developing nations to aid their economic advancement.
~ Today the bank functions as an international organization that attempts to fight poverty by offering developmental assistance to middle and poor-income countries. By giving loans, and offering advice and training in both the private and public sectors, the World Bank aims to eliminate poverty by helping people