Author Archives: Johnson

Climate change

1. According to Atkinson and Hackler, neoclassical economists believe that setting a tax on carbon emissions will reduce the use of high carbon fuels and spur innovation to identify low-carbon alternatives that will make current clean energy sources more competitive.

2. The assumptions that neoclassical economics make about human behavior are that people will always behave to maximize their own interest. I think this assumptions is not realistic for human behavior to far to unpredictable.

Brooklyn Navy Yard

Visiting the Brooklyn Navy Yard was a good experience. Seeing different ways on how the Navy Yard is sustainable and what they are doing to improve the environment in many different ways. During the tour they showed us item that they recycled and are reused as every day things like a recycled spoon and a boat. The tour was an amazing experience that I enjoyed