Question 1

Issue 13 – Aid Policies and World Hunger

a. What is the origin of the debate in this issue?

b. Outline and discuss three main areas of disagreement between Robert Paarlberg and Lester Brown.

c. Which side do you agree with? Explain your answer.

Your response should be at least 200 words in length.

 

Question 2

Issue 14 – Genetically Modified Foods

a. Describe genetically modified foods and why they are controversial.

b. Outline and discuss three main areas of disagreement between Gerald Coleman and Sean McDonagh.

c. Which side do you agree with? Explain your answer.

Your response should be at least 200 words in length.

 

Question 3

Issue 15 – Organic Farming

a. What is organic farming?

b. Outline and discuss three main areas of disagreement between Catherine Badgley and John Miller.

c. Which side do you agree with? Explain your answer.

Your response should be at least 200 words in length.

 

Question 4

Explain the various ways that U. S. aid policies impact the global food supply.

Your response should be at least 200 words in length.

 

Question 5

Describe your own personal feelings about genetically modified foods. Do you take extra care to make sure you are not purchasing those types of foods? Why or why not?

Your response should be at least 200 words in length.

Course Textbook

 

Easton, T. A. (2011). Taking sides: Clashing views on environmental issues (14th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.