"We will never end poverty if we don't tackle climate change. It is one of the single biggest challenges to social justice today."
-World Bank President Jim Yong Kim
Explore National Geographic's October 2015 Issue on Climate Change
Your Government Is On This...
Climate Change Literacy Resources from climate.gov
U.N. Climate Panel Warns Speedier Action Is Needed to Avert Disaster 4/13/14 link
Global Warming's Six Americas This report (3/6/13) focuses on how the six groups perceive the benefits and costs of reducing fossil fuel use or global warming; their support for different national climate change and energy policies; and their beliefs about who has influence over the decisions that elected officials make. link
Climate science: a beginner's guide link
Climate report 2013: Your guide to the big questions link
Climate Change Is Not Our Fault 10/6/15
Learning to Die in the Anthropocene link
NatGeo Global Warming Quiz
The (Warming) World is Not Flat...NYT 2007..older but provocative with visuals.....read the comment
Life Sucks in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Because of Climate Change link
Before My Time sung by Scarlett Johnasson in the award winning documentary Chasing Ice
Framing the Debate:
2. For EACH video complete the following:
1. Who produced and sponsored this message?
2. Who is the target audience?
3. What is its purpose?
4. What message does it give about global warming?
5. What techniques does it use to communicate those messages?
6. Are the messages accurate and credible? Why do you think that?
7. What is left out of this message that might be important to know?
8. Who might benefit from this message?
9. Who might be harmed by this message?
3. Pick ONE of the following questions and write a full paragraph response.
A. Of the two video clips presented, did you trust one source more than the other? Why?
B. Why might you be more easily swayed by one bias over another?
C. Which media sources, in your opinion, offer the most accurate and credible information about global warming?