An overview of how human activities have increased greenhouse gas emissions, the many impacts of a warming planet, and policy proposals to meet the challenges of global warming.
A profile of Kiribati, a nation of islands in the Central Pacific, that is affected by climate change, and what the leaders are doing about it.
Students graph carbon dioxide emissions and population growth over time and discuss trends they observe.
Students use a timeline to explore energy-related environmental issues through history then compare countries based on their CO2 emissions and their climate vulnerabilities.
Through graphing and guided questioning students examine the cause and effect relationship between human activities and methane production.
Students play a game that simulates a cap and trade system, and analyze its successes and weaknesses as a policy to reduce emissions of pollutants and greenhouse gases.