The Outline Paper Assignment is an important first step towards a successful final paper for class. You are required to select ONE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE CASE/ISSUE of your choice. Write a one-to-two page summary on the issue by including the details mentioned below. Your environmental problem of choice can be local, regional, national or international, and should be linked to specific concepts from class. Goal: 1. Narrow down your paper topic, research question, and potential sources to use 2. Begin writing your paper early in the semester to dedicate ample time for critical thinking, revisions and quality writing 3. Receive feedback from your professor to strengthen the quality of your final research paper Key Elements: i. Title for the paper: Spend a little time to select the paperâ€™s title. It should provide a good (detailed) idea of what the paper is about (e.g. the problem, location etc.) ii. Research Question: Specify the thesis statement, or key question of investigation. This will be the guiding factor of what you plan to investigate or do in your paper. iii. Background: Provide a brief summary of the problem and concepts of environmental justice that emerge surrounding the issue. Describe the politics â€“ identify different stakeholders & power dynamics. Format: Undergraduate students 800 to 1000 word paper (approx. 1-1 Â½ pages single-spaced) and graduate students 1500 to 2000 word paper (approx. 2 – 2Â½ pages single-spaced). The Outline Paper should be typed and proofread carefully. Font â€“ Times New Roman, 12-point size, single-spaced with an additional line between paragraphs, and use the APA Style for references (or those used in your discipline). If you wish to use another citation format, do discuss with the professor beforehand.