A number of social phenomenon discussed in this course vie as the
leading cause of environmental problems: over consumption of products,
the problem of collective action, the Western ethos, population growth,
social inequality, and uneven development, to name a few. Which do you
feel is the most important, and why? Justify your answer sociologically,
using detailed facts and figures from the course readings and any
outside sources. Compare and contrast how these environmental problems
impacts socioeconomic status and influences goods and bads.