Is a small business struggling due to a new big box store in the area?
What are the effects of plastic bag bans in states that have already adopted the policy?
Should mountaintop removal mining be allowed to continue?
What are some examples of existing sustainable cities, and what are their best practices?
What steps can you take to make your community sustainable?
On the other hand, you might write from a global perspective and examine sustainable cities across the world.
If you’re writing about the environment or health, you might consider one of the following topics.Is mountaintop removal mining an effective coal mining method?What are the impacts of this type of mining on the communities that do it? If you’re writing about social issues, you will generally be writing about how the topic affects larger groups of people, such as how poverty affects an entire generation.You can research environmental or health topics ranging from small, local and regional topics to large, global issues.For instance, you might research the best practices of sustainable cities to explain how your own city might work to emulate them.Have students and/or teachers been involved in a sexting scandal?Are the school board and/or parents battling over a new curriculum, athletic reform, or some other topic?Are police investigating a cheating or athletic scandal?Is a small business a cornerstone in your community, and you want to research its impact on the community?Should plastic bags (including plastic grocery bags) be banned in all 50 states?Should grocery stores charge a fee for each plastic bag used at the checkout?