Global Warming

Part 1

  • How can sound science and the scientific method be used to help evaluate and solve an environmental issue?
    • Give 1 specific example.
  • How do people who are not scientists evaluate the claims and different positions taken in debates about environmental issues?
    • Give 1 example.
  • How might the term sound science be misused or misunderstood?
    • Give 1 example, and explain.

Part 2

Read the following 2 articles in the Web Resources about the debate about global warming:

Do you think that global warming is a credible threat or not? Explain your position based on what you read in the 2 summary articles.