Governing States and Localities

Political Science

Quiz 16 :

Environment and Climate Change: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally

Quiz 16 :

Environment and Climate Change: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally

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The Environmental Protection Agency was formed in the ______.
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C

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New Urbanism is a design movement that seeks to ______.
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C

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One adaptation project underway in the Netherlands involves the construction of ______ that help counter flooding.
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D

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Which of the following is an example of a green job?
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Which state was the first to impose statewide limits on greenhouse gas emissions?
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In 2007, President Bush signed a law requiring cars to average ______ miles per gallon by 2020.
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Which of the following states did NOT sign onto the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative?
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Many experts agree that governments should focus on ______ to deal with the effects of climate change.
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States have the ability to reduce auto dependency by passing ______ laws.
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Those most likely to support climate change mitigation policies are the ______.
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Which of the following is an example of an alternative energy source?
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Which of the following has been developed to reduce tailpipe emissions?
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The rapid growth of a metropolitan area into suburban and exurban communities is called ______.
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The reason that many states and localities have become involved in environmental policy is ______.
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In general, members of the ______ Party are more skeptical of global warming caused by human actions.
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Which of the following is a "green job"?
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The 2009 Copenhagen summit was designed to revamp and update the ______ written a dozen years before.
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Which of the following is an element of New Urbanism?
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The eastern seaboard of the U.S. relies on ______ for energy.
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______ limit pollution by allowing companies to purchase carbon offsets.
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