OBJECTIVES FOR TEST: CLIMATE CHANGE MONDAY

VITAL ISSUES: 2015

UNIT: CLIMATE CHANGE

UNIT OBJECTIVES AND RESOURCES

 

1. Understand the basic science that explains climate change

 

2.  Identify and understand the basic problems that have resulted from   

climate change


3.  Identify possible solutions to the various problems resulting from climate

change

 

4.  Understand how climate change is affecting global food production


5.  Understand how climate change will impact the food production of the

developing nations

 

6.  Understand the global economic problems related to climate change

 

7.  Understand how carbon trading and taxes function to reduce carbon

emissions


8.  Identify the criticisms of carbon trading and carbon taxes


9. Understand the ideas behind a free-market approach to climate change

 

10.  Understand the fundamentals of alternative energy


11. Identify the advantages and disadvantages of alternative energies 


12. Understand how various interest groups help shape the U.S.'s climate

policy

 

13.  Understand how U.S. climate change policy is influenced and shaped by

outside forces

 

14.  Understand how extreme weather fits into climate change

 

15.  Explain how the melting of the polar caps and glaciers could impact the

world


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