Economics and the Environment (Page One Economics Classroom Edition)

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How are economics and the environment related? The quick answer is that environmental quality is a worthy goal, but there is an economic trade-off—a clean environment does not come without costs. The September 2014 Page One Economics article, "Economics and the Environment," provides some economic strategies for protecting the environment.

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Keep your students in the know on timely economic issues with the Page One Economics Classroom Edition. Page One Economics provides a simple, short overview of a current economic event that offers students an opportunity to use close reading strategies. The Teacher’s Guide includes student questions and a teacher answer key, plus additional resources and lesson ideas for classroom, extra credit, or make-up assignments. You can subscribe via RSS feed or email.


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Subjects:   AP, Economics
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