Analysis and discussion of the intervention

Establishment of the emission control by the government is a major step in ensuring that economic, , social and natural systems operate in harmony without sabotage of any systems existence. Notably, industrial ecology has boosted the ability of the governments to enforce the elements of natural systems in industrial activities operations globally (Porter and Reinhardt, 2007).

As indicated earlier, periods during the industrial era saw emissions accumulate to the harmful levels that are currently at the edge of tearing the world apart. Under the natural systems operations, most of the business operations see an entrepreneurial platform upon which they can prospers but do not like to take the resultant responsibilities.

Most of the industries globally are petroleum fired with high levels of emissions to the atmosphere and need emphasis to reduce their emissions. In US, the operating measures have been effective to a large extent. They have managed to articulate the overall system of initial analysis, prevention and control systems in a harmonic way that do not create a vacuum that can result to unnecessary losses. However, they should incorporate more incentives like those applied by the EU to create intrinsic drive into the industrial management. 8. Conclusion

Government intervention in emissions control remain the most viable option for enhancing responsibility of the industrial processes to the people and the natural systems which they are part. Laws and policies should be established and strengthened to ensure harmony and coterminous application of the established standards for all industrial processes. As indicated by the US government, administrative authorities should establish specific lead agencies that have the ability to assess and monitor the overall applicability of the emission control systems.

However, taking into consideration that emissions result from fossil fuels use in industrial settings like that of Shell Oil Company, it is important to establish subsidiary provisions that seek renewable sources of energy use as a long term solution. Finally, it is essential that the regulative measures are applied in a mode that seeks to ensure better cooperation and harmony between the administrative systems, the society, economic operational units, and the natural systems in which all are part. 8. Reference list Andrews, R. (2009). Industry ignored its scientist on climate.

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