Topics can be any one of the following: 1. Water wars: blue gold, or common good? Private firms seek permits for bulk extraction and export of water resources, while critics warn of impending global water shortages and the need for international governance over water supplies. (p. 145) 2. Powering the future: electricity generation. Nuclear, coal, hydroelectric, wind, solar, biomass – all of the above? Electricity demand is projected to rise steeply over the coming decades. What is the right mix of energy to fuel the future? (p. 146) 3. Carbon Policy: cap it, trade it, tax it – or leave it alone? We are caught between the twin crises of diminishing energy stocks and a changing climate. What energy mix and policies will drive the future? (p. 146) 4. The food issue: feeding the future. Food production is facing mounting challenges in both developed and developing regions of the world: factory farming, monoculture soil depletion, the impact of biofuels, and the relationship between diet, oil, and climate change, to list a few (p. 148) Instructions: – Develop a research question or argument, support your argument with research, and provide a conclusion. – You also need to use the lens of your specific major such as accounting, marketing, HR, management, sociology, psychology, etc. (this will be evidenced by using the first person in the essay and discussing how your major field of study influences or is influenced by the theme of your paper). – I am majoring in accounting so it has to be written from that lens – you need a title page, an abstract, introduction, the body of the paper, a conclusion, page numbers, reference list, appendices if applicable and comply with APA requirements for double-spacing, in-text citations, referencing, font size (12 Times New Roman), figures and tables (if applicable). Please use headings to help separate your sections. – You should have a minimum of 10 pages excluding title page, references or appendices.