1. What is Environmental Economics - Topic and Objectives


Environmental Economics is an area of economics that focuses on the impact of economic decisions on our environment.



Students will evaluate his/her carbon footprint (enviromental impact) on the Earth's environment.

Students will analyze ways to reduce their impact on the environment and reduce their financial costs.

Students will apply changes to their daily activities to impact their environment and their daily spending.

Students will estimate their carbon footprint or environmental impact after a period of given time and estimate the differences in spending.