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Monday, March 22, 2010

What I learned in Economics class today...

We're learning about externalities, or costs of production that affect people who have no control over how much of a good is produced. So far this semester, we've watched a lot of environmentally-related 60 Minutes videos, which I find interesting considering it's an economics class. Economy vs. environment, for sure.

This is the video we watched in class today:

(Click here if you can't see the above video.)

Makes me wonder where my e-waste ends up...

Green Gal


  1. I remember seeing this on 60 Minutes and being so disappointed that true recycling doesn't always take place...


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