How environmental sustainability issue affects local and global economics, politics, and society

Select one environmental sustainability issue from the following list:

  • Availability of clean drinking water
  • Drought and water shortage
  • Water quality in lakes, rivers, and/or streams
  • Groundwater quality and supply
  • Carbon emission and greenhouse effect
  • Climate change and sea Level Rise
  • Deforestation
  • Air quality

Analyze how this issue affects local and global economics, politics, and society. Pick a locale anywhere in the world and investigate how the issue has affected the local area.

Suggest global treaties or local initiatives that might be effective in solving or reducing the impact of this issue.

Present your idea using a 14- to 16-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation.

  • Slides must contain brief text highlighting major points.
  • Include 150-300 words speaker notes per slide (excluding Title and reference list slides, which do not require speaker notes). 
  • Include citations within the speaker notes.
  • Include an introduction and a conclusion.

Format your citation and references consistent with APA guidelines. Include citations in the speaker notes or on a separate reference list.