Building a Low Carbon Future: The Need for Collective Action

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Learning Outcomes

Students will explore and understand the concept of ‘the commons’, and how greenhouse gas emissions are a ‘tragedy of the commons’ that make it challenging for countries to act alone. Students will explore the concept of Climate Justice and the need for collective action for addressing climate change

Curriculum Connections

Grade 10 Science
Grade 10 - 12 Environmental Science in British Columbia
Grade 10 - 11 Social Studies in Alberta
Grade 12 Canada & World Studies in Ontario

Length of Activity

1 to 1.5 hours

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