List and discuss the reasons why environmental planning can be difficult to pursue? How does federal environmental planning influence state and local environmental planning? Discuss some examples in which the U.S. government has taken steps to aIDress environmental planning. Lastly, what are some economic and political implications that can be associated with environmental planning?
How did the ancient Athenian citizen oath aIDress the issue of the governmental responsibility to future generations? How do the theories posited by Edmund Burke, John Locke and David Hume relate to inter-generational government responsibility? How does the aforementioned political theories associated with government’s responsibility to future generations relate to the contemporary issue of environmental policy in the United States?