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How the World Can Tackle Climate Change

Planet Nutshell, Utah Education Network

This short video reviews how nations and individuals 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.

Learn more about Teaching Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness»

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Middle School: 3 Disciplinary Core Ideas
High School: 4 Disciplinary Core Ideas

Climate Literacy
About Teaching Climate Literacy

About Teaching the Guiding Principle
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About Teaching the Guiding Principle
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About Teaching the Guiding Principle
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Energy Literacy

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7.3 Environmental quality.
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4.1 Humans transfer and transform energy.
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5.1 Energy decisions are made at many levels.
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6.2 Conserving energy.
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6.6 Behavior and design.

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Teaching Tips

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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