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ENGL 1A Putnam

TREATIES, PLANS, ETC.

The Kyoto Protocol (1997)

The Paris Agreement (2016)

Green New Deal (H.R. 109, 2019)

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (UN)

2020 Presidential Candidates:           search candidates name + "climate" or "environment"

SAMPLE TOPICS

  • Greening Schools, Healthcare Facilities, Prisons
  • Sustainable Home Design
  • Eco-Cities
  • Electric Vehicles 
  • Wind Energy
  • Aquaculture
  • Community Gardens
  • Eco-Tourism
  • Fog Nets/Fog Harvesting Beetles
  • Sustainable Sport (maybe have each group member pick a sport "sustainable soccer" got a lot of hits on Google)
  • Plastic replacements (one-time use and/or long-term)
  • Sustainable public transit
  • Sustainable Art (content & materials)

KEYWORDS

  • Climate, change, warming, global
  • Weather, extreme weather
  • Anthropogenic
  • Atmoshperic carbon dioxide, green house gases
  • Transportation, cars, fossil fuels
  • Water, ocean, sea, rivers, lakes
  • Air quality, water, drought, acidification, sea levels
  • Extinction
  • Health
  • Agriculture
  • Energy, electricity, coal, alternative
  • Sustainable, sustainability
  • Environment, environmental
  • Green