The paper “ Carbon Pollution as a Major Threat to Humanity and the IMC Plan to Achieve Societal Support in Formulating the Carbon Tax" is a pathetic example of a case study on environmental studies. Governments impose a tax as a means to manage the country’ s resources. They use the collected revenue to cater to national budgets, projects and wages to its employees. Taxes ensure that the government acquires stability in terms of financial resources. Taxes are useful because they assist the government to support the society in the form of public investments, such as internal security, hospitals, and schools.
Environmental protection is fundamental since all form of humankind relies on natural resources for survival. Carbon pollution from industries, burning of fossil fuels and aerosols threatens the existence of natural resources. A country has to ensure that sustainable development occurs so as to protect the future generation’ s interests. Carbon emittance degrades the atmosphere by depleting the ozone layer, thus, creating a greenhouse effect. The carbon tax charged by the government is a form of penalty to activities that result in negative effects in society.
This means that the carbon tax caters to the social cost involved to clear up the mess created by the pollutants. The political factors of a country influence the impact of tax levied on carbon. Practices of influential organizations such as lobbying with government officials may lead to a reduction in the tax imposed. This makes it difficult for the laid out objectives to be accomplished due to a reduction of funds. It may also lead to a tax increment if the influential organizations argue out a negative utility on the clean-up cost.
These factors make the level of production fluctuate, thus, emphasizing the necessity to create a uniform carbon tax. A target audience segment analysis; The target countries on which these carbon taxes should be implemented are those that utilize and emit carbon. This means that the whole world at large is a potential member state to the tax regulatory body. Countries with large carbon usage and emission fight against carbon taxation. They include the United States of America, China, and Russia, since they widely use carbon to produce electricity.
The regulatory bodies implement the taxes indirectly through common user practices such as motor vehicles. This is because it is challenging to identify the amount of carbon harm caused by individuals with regards to global warming, once the carbon is in the atmosphere. The countries involved paying taxes in accordance with carbon content. The countries which refute carbon taxes view it as a form of reducing production and job opportunities. The body in charge of carbon and energy taxes is the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Global warmingGlobal warming occurs due to ozone layer depletion by several gases.
Carbon dioxide released through human activities creates a significant contributor too ozone layer depletion. The ozone layer protects the earth from harmful ultraviolet rays. Once the ozone layer erupts, the harmful UV-rays penetrate the earth, thus destroying crops and human health. There occurs global warming due to the increment in waves. This causes the climate to change in the long run. The drivers to climate change include decreased water levels, which in turn leads to poor sanitation levels. This will, in the long run, ensures that human health degrades.
Global warming statistics record an increase in temperature by 0.8 degrees Celsius since the beginning of the 20th century. Assessment reports on increment in the ocean and atmospheric temperatures record a double effect for the 21st Century. Events such as a rise in sea levels and global temperature follow due to the greenhouse effect. This mostly affects the arctic region where glaciers and permafrost melting occurs. All these events lead to the global warming controversy which exists in society by the media.
This is because the issue of increased rates of temperatures in the future by humans or otherwise has to be accounted for. A cost-benefit analysis, of the most suitable method of controlling carbon emissions, has to occur to enable the government to choose a method that will not hinder production but will ensure that carbon pollution decreases.