General Hospital, a non for profit acute care facility, has the following cost structure for its inpatient services: Fixed Cost $10,000,000 Variable cost per inpatient day $200 Charge (revenue) per inpatient day $1,000 The hospital expects to have a patient load of 15,000 inpatient days next year. a. Construct the hospitalâ€™s base case projected P […]
Â Extinction is a natural selection process. Should humans strive to preserve a representative sample of all biomes or aquatic zones? Why should humans be concerned with the extinction rate?
Humans are constantly innovating ways to produce and consume material resources. Write a paper addressing the following issue: Give specific examples of at least two (2) production Â Â Â Â and two (2) consumption habits humans have related to material resources. Â Â Â Â These are discussed in Chapter Two of Contemporary Environmental Issues, Â Â Â Â which includes production of […]
Define the main goals and strategies of green intelligence. Do you think market-based approaches could save the planet? Why or why not?
What waste disposal methods are available to humans and how might they be more effective? What initiatives or incentives could governments create to better equip citizens for managing their own waste, garbage, and recyclables?
In Chapter Six of Contemporary Environmental Issues, the past century has been referred to as the Age of Oil. As we reach a possible peak in oil production, what alternatives are forming? Consider the role of OPEC, perhaps, in reorganizing and monitoring oil production. What do you think is the most viable way to address […]
The global water cycle provides renewable water, but a number of factors affect how much freshwater is available for human consumption. Describe these factors and circumstances. When do human interventions in water availability pose serious problems to freshwater accessibility?
Examine the obvious environmental impacts as well as significant social and physical ramifications of urban sprawl. What is the relationship between landscape and psychological well being? After defining this relationship, discuss how the presence or absence of natural beauty in your environment affects your psychological well being on an everyday basis. Give at least one […]
In the United States, we are fortunate to have an abundant supply of food, and much of this is due to our agricultural technology. However, there are many concerns about our food source, including genetically modified crops, the use of more chemicals, and climate change just name a few. Give examples of how humans have […]
In the 1980s a popular environmental slogan was “Reduce, Reuse and Recycle” and now “Go Green,” is a popular message.Â Consider the Reusable Grocery Bags sold in markets everywhere. What are the pros and cons that you see in this latest trend? Give examples of the potential environmental impact.