After reading Dasgupta et al. (2002) article titled “Confronting the Environmental Kuznets Curve”;
answer the following questions:

Briefly, in one or two sentences, explain what EKC represents.
Do you agree or disagree with the EKC trend? Why or why not?
Do you agree that we should “Grow first and clean up later”? Explain.

What is ecological resilience? What is critical natural capital? And what is the relationship between the two?