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Global Warming

From "If" to "When"

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The extensive archives of Health Politics with Dr. Mike Magee, a popular weekly Internet-based electronic media program that explores complex issues of health care policy and public health, have been made available to Access Excellence. The topics and materials selected by AE's editors address National Science Education Standards and/or National Health Education Standards, are included in middle and high school science and health curricula, and are of particular relevance to middle and high school teachers and learners.

Global Warming: From "If" to "When" (6/16/2006)

Questions answered by this presentation:

  1. Where does the United States rank in terms of greenhouse gas emissions?
  2. How close are we to reaching "a point of no return?"
  3. Why have some energy producers historically been resistant to efforts to fight global warming?
  4. What is the Senate Energy Committee doing to come up with a plan?
  5. How has the administration reacted? What can individuals do to make a difference?

Related Links

The Debate (PBS)
Interviews with the leading proponents and skeptics of global warming's threat

An Inconvenient Truth (Paramount Classics and Participant Productions)
Al Gore's "traveling global warming show"

The 2030 Challenge (Washington Post)
Designing carbon-neutral buildings - sustainable architecture can help reduce CO2 emissions

Climate Change: Understanding Risks and Policies (National Commission on Energy Policy)
A bipartisan group of the nation's leading energy experts reports on risks and proposed policies

Climate Change Spurs Hurricanes (MSNBC)
New study results show strong warming tie to hurricanes

Getting Practical (Union of Concerned Scientists)
Common sense solutions to global warming

Changes in Climate News (ABC News)
Dire predictions for 2030

Links updated: 26 January 2009
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