Climate Change Regulation

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Essay #: 061655
Total text length is 7,351 characters (approximately 5.1 pages).

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Climate Change Regulation
This paper intends to explore the topic of climate change and how government regulations have been installed to prevent the feared consequences of climate change. The paper will also explore command and control regulations of climate change vs. incentive-based regulations. Firstly, however, the topic of climate change, also known as global warming, must be described. The main cause of climate change is typically looked at as the increased release, by human technologies, of carbon gases into the earth’s atmosphere.
These emissions take place when fossil fuels such as coal, oil and natural gas are burnt, for example by industry, vehicle engines, and power stations. Climate change is seen as a threat to mankind...
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