Discussion: Cape Cod Wind project

Please respond to the following:• (Part I) The Cape Cod Wind Project discussed in the e-Activity was hotly debated for nine years. Proponents and opponents of the project have appealed to economic concerns, aesthetic concerns, and the inherent value of nature. In light of these points of view, estimate the various costs and benefits that would result from implementing the Cape Cod Wind Farm. Advocate either for or against the project. Justify your position with the findings from your cost and benefit estimate.• (Part II) The Cape Cod Wind Project is not only an important environmental issue, but also an important political one. From the second e-Activity, either justify or challenge the appropriateness of the government’s influence. Provide an argument to justify your position.
Discussion: “Poverty and Pollution” Please respond to the following:• (Part I) After reading the case study, predict the effects of pollution permits on poor, less-developed areas like Brazil’s “valley of death.” Assess the effectiveness of incentive programs on manufacturers in less-developed areas. Based on your assessment, provide an argument in support of either pollution permits or incentive programs.• (Part II) Determine the costs and benefits associated with the pollution problem in Brazil’s “valley of death” as described in the case study. Suggest the rationale that you believe an analyst might use to determine the value of non monetary costs and benefits. Include the way pollution affects the health of local inhabitants and the environment in Brazil’s “valley of death.” Challenge or support the continued pollution of this area based on your analysis