Environmental Ethics in the Modern World

Examines the ethical aspects of environmental issues facing the world today, focusing on Toronto and Los Angeles.

As the health and stability of our natural environment becomes threatened due to the relentless increase in demands we place on it, the importance of finding new alternatives to antiquated waste management practices and antiquated modes of resource use, becomes more and more imperative. This paper will examine the ethical aspects of this key issue facing all societies today in the global village, focusing on the role of pollution and consumption as it relates to two major world cities, Toronto and Los Angeles.