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How the World Can Tackle Climate Change

Planet Nutshell, Utah Education Network

This short video reviews how nations and individuals on Earth can work together to reduce the emission of CO2. It discusses strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (energy conservation, renewable energies, change in energy use) and the role that government can play in this process.

Video length: 2:28 minutes.

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Teaching Tips

  • Best used in conjunction with the other short videos at http://www.planetnutshell.com/climate.
  • Use as a prompt to tie into research/design project, probably towards end of a unit on climate change.

About the Science

  • Discusses how the leaders of US and China have a special responsibility to address CO2 emissions because those countries are the largest source of these emissions.
  • Comment from expert scientist: Puts the focus on carbon emissions reductions. Identifies USA and China as top carbon emitters.

About the Pedagogy

  • This is Episode 10 of an 11-part series on climate and climate change.
  • A very engaging cartoon format.

Technical Details/Ease of Use

  • Allow enough time for video to buffer before viewing.

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