Assignment No.1 Q1. Using the article provided I the class what are major environmental issues facing future generations of Australians? What are the means by which Australia could tackle these issues? Is energy an important issue to tackle? (5%) Q2. Describe the steps one needs to follow to obtain approval for a project that requires EIA and approval in Sydney. Hint: Please follow the link in one of the workshop guideline. If you want to change some steps in the procedure what would you change? (5%) Q3. What are the pitfalls of EIA? Summarise the paper provided on desalination and others. (5%) Q4. Consider only one of the development activities given below and conduct environmental impact assessment. Your EIA should include all the steps taught in the class. Every step will be marked equally. You should show your progress in the class and the sketch/handwriting/half workouts within the class should be submitted to the instructor at the end of each workshop. (15 %) The report structure and referencing style will attract 5% of the mark. All referred materials should be cited. If you are working with another student it should be specified.