Environmental Damage: Responsibility and Ethics
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This paper argues that industry is doing too little about improving environmental problems. This essay argues that it is up to government to create new and stronger regulations that will not be lessened by lobbying efforts. Additionally, if the current government will not do anything, it is up to citizens to change the government and elect those who will take positive action in promoting regulations that will protect the environment from industry.
From the Paper:"In the first half of the Twentieth Century, two pronouncements paved the way for environmental problems, including global warming, the denuding of landscapes, and the inability to recycle most of our waste. First, the head of General Motors, "Engine Charlie" Wilson brashly proclaimed that what's good for General Motors is good for America. And, then, a quote ascribed to President Calvin Coolidge: "The business of America is business." In other words, the government literally worked as a "partner" to build big business, and to more or less keep its hands off the eventual wasteland that everything from population growth to plastic bottles to..."
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