Global Warming. Renata Karapanceva. Global Warming. global warming an increase in the earth's average atmospheric temperature that causes corresponding changes in climate and that may result from the greenhouse effect. How Does It Happen?. Causes. Driving, Flying SUVs, Trucks, Minivans.
an increase in the earth's average atmospheric temperature that causes corresponding changes in climate and that may result from the greenhouse effect.
Driving, FlyingSUVs, Trucks, Minivans
Power PlantsBurning tons of coal
Eating Meat & Exotic FoodsAverage food item travels 1000 miles
Deforestation Paper products
Owning a House!How many trees did they cut?
The ElectricitySo great but so bad
Consuming Large Amounts of Water
Emission Percentages per Country for 2008
Statistics provided by the
United Nations Statistics Division
Future effects if not prevented
The sinking paradise
Maldives Islands - Global Warming
How do we fix the problem?
The innocent species
Climate Change and Environment Injustice in a Bi-National Context - Grineski et al.
Naomi Klein – The Shock Doctrine
Shock Doctrine applies to Katrina and Sri Lanka
The Shock Doctrine Documentary
What are some ways that we can become more sustainable and raise awareness for global warming?
The Active Participant of Environmental Justice
You can paint your pot whichever way you like in reference to social justice. You may want to draw a polar bear or a penguin. You can paint the Maldive Islands. You can create a poster like picture that raises awareness on issues. You can create a green pot with messages like “save the polar bear”, “save the planet”. Etc. It is up to you, be creative!
If you are not sure how to plant the Herb please refer to the back of the packaging there is detailed information on how to plant the seeds as well as how to maintain them in the future.
During this activity get together with some of your classmates and discuss the benefits or disadvantages of growing your own fruits, herbs, vegetables, etc. in relation to global warming. Be prepared to share this with the class.