Exploratory Essay: For this assignment you need to write an eight to ten page paper in which you look at 2 dependent variables regarding CO2 emissions reduction in relationship between Swedish and German politics and find 2 independent variables in both countries. You will submit it through the Turnitin system. Turnitin is an online plagiarism detection service that conducts textual similarity reviews of submitted papers and internet sites. In other words, it checks your paper against others to ensure that it is unique and original. Turnitin allows you to see your document once you have posted it, so you can double check that you have attached the right file (and not an older version of your essay, your reading notes, or a blank file, etc.). It also helps to keep everyone honest and ensures that in the future, your work cannot be claimed by another student as his or her own.