Present a persuasive argument that answers the following questions by using the concepts used in class

Focus of the Final Paper

The 2010 BP Gulf oil spill presented a number of environmental ethics questions. Utilizing the information gained throughout the course as well as at least 5 scholarly resources, discuss the ethical concerns presented by BP’s actions.

Your paper should directly address the following topics below:

·      Describe the environmental challenge and the different interests (e.g., BP, local businesses, animals that rely upon habitat, etc.) who/that are affected by the BP oil spill.

·         Identify and discuss relevant value systems.

·         Address environmental justice issues.

·      Present a persuasive argument that answers the following questions by using the concepts used in class:

– What could have been done?

– What should have been done?

– What would you have done?

Writing the Final Paper

The Final Paper:

1. Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length (excluding title and reference pages), and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

2. Must include a title page with the following:

a. Title of paper

b. Student’s name

c. Course name and number

d. Instructor’s name

e. Date submitted

3. Must begin with an introductory paragraph that has a succinct thesis statement.

4. Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.

5. Must end with a conclusion that reaffirms your thesis.

6. Must use at least five scholarly resources, including a minimum of one from the Ashford University Library.

7. Must document all sources in APA style, as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

8. Must include a separate reference page, formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.

 

Link to other tutorials for ENV 330

Just click on Assignment/Discussion name to go to respective tutorial.

·         ENV 330 Week 1 Assignment ( Understanding Key Concepts )

·         ENV 330 Week 2 Assignment ( Environmental Justice and Mountaintop Removal )

·         ENV 330 Week 3 Assignment ( Final Paper Outline )

·         ENV 330 Week 4 Assignment ( Environmental Ethic of Local Regions )

·         ENV 330 Week 5 Assignment ( Final Paper – Ethical Analysis of the BP Oil Spill )