An Inconvenient Truth For Ethics Seminar

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An Inconvenient Truth For Ethics Seminar

  1. 1. Hi, I’m Al Gore. Guess what: Global Warming is real!!!! Here’s how…. Do you see this glacier? It’s melting. Do you know why? Because the earth is heating up, and the more glaciers that melt, the higher the sea levels will rise. Polar bears are dying because of this! The ice is melting, and the polar bears can fall and drown in the water.
  2. 2. And who wants to kill Polar Bears?
  3. 3. Only Governments can reduce carbon dioxide emissions. What are your views?
  4. 4. Only Governments can reduce carbon dioxide emissions. What are your views?
  5. 5. What are greenhouse gases and what pro duc esses produce them?
  6. 6. List some specific examples of available energy-efficient products. What is energy efficiency and how can it reduce global warming?
  7. 7. What do you think will be the consequences of global warming? Can anything be done to prevent it? If so what?
  8. 9. What are the key points of the movie? Do you think that Al Gore is correct in his assumptions? What do you think will be the consequences of global warming? Can anything be done to prevent it? If so what? Do you think anybody is to blame for this situation?
  9. 10. Only Governments can reduce carbon dioxide emissions. What are your views?
  10. 11. Many people will say that Al Gore presents only one side of the global warming issue (example: animal emissions are the cause for most of the global warming). Do some research and present an opposing opinion.
  11. 12. What are greenhouse gases and what processes produce them ? How do greenhouse gases cause global warming ?
  12. 13. What is energy efficiency and how can it reduce global warming ? List some specific examples of available energy-efficient products.
  13. 14. <ul><li>What does &quot;carbon neutral&quot; mean? </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Are you likely to make any changes in your life (or recommend that your family make any changes) to help reduce the amount of greenhouse gas emissions that you are personally responsible for? </li></ul><ul><li>If so, what, and why? If not, why not? </li></ul>

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