Which environmental issues are you most worried about? What do you do about them?
Which issues are the most pressing in your community? What is being done to solve them? By whom?
In your opinion, why are some people skeptical about environmental problems?
Research about one of the United Nations initiatives to save our planet, such as 1992 Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the Kyoto Protocol, 2012 Doha Conference and 2015 Paris Conference on Climate Change. Get together with classmates who researched different initiatives and answer: what issues were in the spotlight? What decisions were reached at these events? Did they come into effect? Were they successful?
Professor/a, sugestão de atividade extra para esta seção encontra-se no Guia Didático, página 244.
1 Read this text about energy and pay close attention to the highlighted words. Then, in your notebook, identify each one with its corresponding picture.