For this first short assignment, compose a brief essay (1-2 pages) on what we should do to address climate change and peak oil.

Here are two important components of a normative argument:

Structure your essay around a thesis you can defend;
Organize your thoughts so that the discussion supports your thesis.

We'll be using this first essay in class on Wednesday 9/7 to consider the political implications of your various proposals.
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