|Basics of climate change
|Duration of Activity:
|Planned for a total duration of 90 minutes
|At the end of this activity, you should be able to identify the key-concepts related to climate change, understand the climate change evidences and the negative effects of human activities.
|Mandatory: paper and writing material (alternatively, it can be done on a computer). Optional: coloured pencils/colouring pens.
|Aim of Activity:
|Clarify the most important key-concepts related to climate change, present the processes and evidences of climate change, draw attention to the need of actions and the costs of inactions.
Take a sheet of paper and write down the first 5-10 things that come to your mind about climate change in your region:
Use a symbol to indicate how climate change may increase (+), decrease (-) or not significantly change (=) these risks in your region.
Identify the three factors that are currently the most dangerous in your region:
Once you have calculated your ecological footprint, write down some simple things that you can do to reduce it. Answering the following questions may help you to identify them:
Write down a few simple tips for your friends and acquaintances to help them reduce their ecological footprint.