Two optional extra credit assignments have been posted under a new menu item Extra Credit Assignments. These are a great opportunity to both earn extra credit toward your final presentation and to share with fellow students throughout the college the projects you are working on in Environmental Economics.
**If you choose to participate in the Knowing Brooklyn event, please let me know in class or via email by Tuesday, March 22.
Extra credit assignment opportunity!
Participate in Eco Fest 2016: Have ideas about how you would green City Tech?
Is there a project you are doing that could make City Tech greener? Contribute your ideas and participate in the Eco Fest event – posters, ideas, proposals? See below
Map and directions to Brooklyn Navy Yard for Tuesday’s tour have been posted under ‘Assignments’
Reading for Tues. March 1:
Question for discussion: What are the reasons McClintock believes we should farm the city?
Brooklyn Waterfront Research Center at City tech
Please check assigned readings for 2/23
Please read assigned articles and post comments on two of the questions by Monday, Feb. 15 if you have not already done so.
1.According to the authors, neo-classical economists believes that the most effective way to impede challenges face by climate change is by charging emitters full cost of emission of greenhouse gases.
2.Neoclassical economist assumes according to Adam Smith, people want to maximize their own gains, needs, thus to be led by an invisible driving force that will promote the public interest as a collective whole of individuals. According to the authors, it’s true in most cases of generalization, but untrue in the researches done on human behaviorism.