Climate change is a global environmental health issue affecting all countries in the world and is a result of human development and activity. It is related to the ecological footprint of the human population.
In this Case Assignment, you will analyze your individual ecological footprint and will examine the footprint of developed and developing countries:
- Take the Ecological Footprint Quiz, and calculate your ecological footprint. Choose the part of the world that you consider home to start the quiz (Earth Day Network, n.d.).
- Determine your ecological footprint based on the online quiz and describe ways by which you can reduce this footprint.
- Compare the ecological footprint of a developed country to the one of a developing country.
- Compare the impact of climate change on developed vs. developing countries.
Use information from your module readings/articles as well as appropriate research to support your paper.
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Length: The Case Assignment should be 3-5 pages long (double-spaced
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