The Fordasaurus

Topics: Ford Motor Company, Environmentalism, Environment Pages: 3 (1077 words) Published: June 17, 2013
Discussion Questions
Question 1
Are environmentalists right to be concerned about the environmental impact of SUVs? How do you explain the demand for ever larger passenger vehicles? Will higher gas prices change that? Yes. According to utilitarianism theory, we should always act to produce the greatest possible balance of good over bad for everyone affected by our action. Thus there will be majority and minority exists by using this theory. In this case study, the user of environment will be the majority and on the other hand, the owners of SUV and SUV’s producers will be the minority. As we are living in a same planet, anything happen or pollute the environment, all of the human will be inheriting it. Therefore, the environmentalists will be support by the public. On the other hand, the environmentalist may be wrong. According to egoism, an act is morally right if it best promotes, an individual’s self-interest for the group of owners of SUV and SUV’s producers having SUV’s exist is part of their interest. Explain the demand for ever large passenger.

-Use to fetch the high amount of family members.
-Work requirement.
-A team of psycho
Higher gas price may change it(to low demand of SUV).
1) Are environmentalists right to be concerned about the environmental impact of SUVs? How do you explain the growing demand for ever larger passenger vehicles? I think environmentalists are right to be concerned about the environmental impact of SUVs, because, for example, the Ford Excursion emits a lot of carbon dioxide which can add into the cause of global warming compared to using a lighter car with the same interior room. Toxic chemicals emitted into the air can threaten plant and animal species in the short and long run. The market demand for bigger SUVs is or was rising. People like to travel in big cars for comfort and relative safety. Also, maybe they like to be "king of the road." Many people are not very aware of the impact that these SUVs have on our...
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