As increases in human population lead
to expansive industrialization and cultivation, increased carbon emissions
are resulting in global climate change
. This atmospheric alteration may result in a number of detrimental environmental impacts including food insecurity, increased spread of disease, more intense storms, and sea level rise
. As the United States is the largest contributor to atmospheric carbon emissions
, what specific policies might the United States enact to reduce its impact on global climate change? Utilize at least two scholarly sources to discuss the economic impacts of any proposed policy. Your initial post should be at least 150 words in length. Utilize at least two sources in addition to your text to support your claims. Cite your sources in APA format.