Carbon Footprint. What does carbon footprint mean? . a measure of the impact our activities have on the environment (climate change) It relates to the amount of greenhouse gases produced in our day-to-day lives through burning: fossil fuels for electricity heating (oil or propane furnaces)
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wind power can help us reduce our carbon foot print
7 billion people mark
- the blue area will be water
- the yellow area is where storm surge will stop
Sailboat washed up in a yard along the Bedford Basin, NS.
The issue is:
What if we wait too long?
There is a certainty in reducing
our carbon footprint:
It can’t hurt.
Write a 1 page journal response that address:
1. What we should do to reduce our carbon footprint
2. If you think sea level rise is something we should worry about and why/why not
3. If you think temperature rise is something we should worry about why/why not
I want to see that you thought about it.
85-100: Answer all questions and give excellent detail.
70-85: Answer 2/3 of questions and give good detail.
60-70: Answer 2/3 of questions with some detail.
50-60: Minimum ½ page response that makes sense in relation to the topic questions.
Image 1: http://www.gotgreenenergy.com/solutions/unifiedfootprint/powerfootprint.html
Slide 1: http://www.carbonfootprint.com/carbonfootprint.html
Image 2: http://blog.nalates.net/2011/12/08/climate-and-science/polar-bear-on-ice/
Image 3: http://majoh.deviantart.com/art/3D-Sunken-Ship-85213532
Slide 8: http://science.howstuffworks.com/environmental/earth/geophysics/question473.htm
Slide 8: http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/climate-change/community-adaptation/municipalities/162
Slide 9: http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/climate-change/community-adaptation/municipalities/162
Slide 10: http://www.climate.org/topics/sea-level/index.html
Image 4: http://thevictoriagalaxy.blogspot.com/2011/06/lost-city-of-atlantis.html NOTE: This is not the “real” Atlantis, it is just a picture of underwater architecture.
Image 5: http://www.gov.ns.ca/natr/meb/field/stop1.asp
Image 6: http://www.ec.gc.ca/ouragans-hurricanes/default.asp?lang=en&n=F530523F-1