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What is our problem.docx

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Geology
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GEOL 2207
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B.Ward

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What is our problem?  Our economic system does not effectively put a price on water, air, ecosystem services: o We pay collectively for the use of these “free” resources by individuals o Regulation/pricing applies to individuals, but benefits are collective  We think of climate issues as “environmental” rather than economic, health, national security issues, etc. The latter often top the list of political concerns around election time Mitigation and Adaptation  Life on Earth has always adapted to climate change… sometimes by extinction  Sufficient political will for mitigation seems to be lacking, so
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