In this unit, you became familiar with U.S. laws, international agreements, and the impact of compromise on the enacting of environmental policies.
For this assignment you will write an essay describing a U.S. environmental law and an international environmental agreement. It is best if you select a law and agreement that are very important to you. In the essay, describe the law and agreement, and include why they are important to you. Your essay should also address the criteria listed below.
- Describe a U.S. environmental law.
- Explain an international agreement regarding the environment.
- Articulate policy compromises that were required by negotiators in order to achieve the law and agreement.
Your essay should be at least three pages in length, not counting the title and reference pages. Support your essay with at least two peer-reviewed articles from the CSU Online Library. The articles that you select from the CSU Online Library should have been published no earlier than 2000. In addition to your two academic sources, you may also use the textbook and other sources to support your essay. Be sure to properly cite and reference all sources using APA format.
The following resource(s) may help you with this assignment.This week we are discussing environmental laws. Environmental law is the collection of laws, regulations, agreements and common law that governs how humans interact with their environment. The purpose of environmental law is to protect the environment and create rules for how people can use natural resources. To find out about U.S. laws, go to: