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    Economic vs Aesthetic Perspectives: Environmental Issues

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    (a) What is an Economic Perspective on environmental issues?

    (b) What is an Aesthetic Perspective on environmental issues?

    Give two examples of each. Compare and contrast the two perspectives.

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    An economic perspective on environmental issues is that the environment plays a good role in economic development, and is therefore an asset to the economy when used wisely because of its scarcity. For example, the economist would say it's okay to exploit sand oil as an alternative source of oil as long as we have a way of counteracting the greenhouse emission issues that it can cause and as long as in the long run economic ...

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    This solution provides an outlook on the economic and aesthetic perspectives on the environment.