ENV 322 Week 5 DQ 2 Voluntary vs. Regulatory Involvement
This archive file of ENV 322 Week 5 Discussion Questions 2 Voluntary vs. Regulatory Involvement shows the solutions to the following problems:
Affluence leads to overconsumption and increased waste. Governments, industries, and individuals have contributed to the lack of environmental sustainability. Actions must be taken immediately to alter our wasteful ways. The government has developed programs to help reduce energy consumption. However, the majority of these programs are voluntary, such as the Energy Star Program.
Should the government continue to develop voluntary programs or do more drastic actions employing regulations that enforce compliance of governments, industries, and individuals be instituted? Defend your answer.