Climate Change

"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 
Reuters 11/18/12 

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Climate Change PP 2015

Explore National Geographic's October 2015 Issue on Climate Change

Your Government Is On This...

Climate Change Literacy Resources from

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  

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Climate Change Is Not Our Fault  10/6/15

Learning to Die in the Anthropocene  link

Opinion Climate Change:  Lessons from Ronald Reagan  NYTimes

TED:  Rachel Pike... The Science Behind a Climate less than 6 minutes!!

NatGeo Global Warming Quiz

The (Warming) World is Not Flat...NYT 2007..older but provocative with the comment

First, take this QUIZ.

Now, watch some videos

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Life Sucks in The Hunger Games:  Catching Fire Because of Climate Change  link

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Before My Time sung by Scarlett Johnasson in the award winning documentary Chasing Ice

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Older Assignments Below

Climate Change Final Project:  ThingLink  Due      Instructions

Media Literacy    
Framing the Debate: 
1.  Watch BOTH videos:   Climate of Fear video      Global Warning: 11th hour  video

2.  For EACH video complete the following:
    Title: _________________________
    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? 

    An Introduction to Climate Change 
    1st Step link to the article
    2nd Step link to the interactive
    3rd Step link to the podcast

    Digging Deeper Due Wed 
    8 Interactives About Climate Change  link
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