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  1. 1. WEB PAGE EVALUATION Climate Change
  2. 2. Introduction  http://www.epa.gov /climatechange/  Maintained by the EPA’s Climate Change Division  http://www.greenpea ce.org/usa/en/campai gns/global-warming- and-energy/  Maintained by the Greenpeace Supporter Care group EPA Greenpeace
  3. 3. Authority  The United States Environmental Protection Agency is responsible for the page content.  This is a government agency which gives the EPA full qualifications to be the author  Greenpeace is responsible for the page content.  They are an activist group located in Washington D.C.  The group authors vary in their background, the common core is their concern for the environment EPA Greenpeace
  4. 4. Accuracy  Information is based on verifiable fact based on government research and regulations.  No one but government employees of the EPA can contribute  Based on the group’s understanding about what is happening with climate change.  Site is more about what the group wants to do to slow down climate change and help the environment then about the problem itself. EPA Greenpeace
  5. 5. Currency  Page was last updated on June 27, 2013.  Provides links to recent news stories about the climate.  All links are recent.  Does not provide an last updated date on website but according to WHOIS, the site was last updated May 9, 2013.  Provides links on how to help the environment movement with Greenpeace, not as much up to date information about the EPA Greenpeace
  6. 6. Objectivity  Site is very fair and reasonable.  Provides facts, research findings, and current news articles about the content.  Site has some bias about the topic.  Encourages people to join the movement and help protect the environment, in the way the seems best in the group’s eyes EPA Greenpeace
  7. 7. Which one to use?  I trust the EPA resource for information for my students. This site is more fact and research based and is supported by the government. It also is updated regularly and provides unbiased information
  8. 8. Credit Environmental Protection Agency. (2013, June 27). Climate Change. Retrieved July 21, 2013, from http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/ Greenpeace. (n.d.). Retrieved July 21, 2013, from http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/en

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