Topic: Environmental Justice and Climate Change
- Green New Deal Resolution
- A New Climate for Climate by Justin Worland (Time Magazine, April 1, 2019)
Movie: Before the Flood
Nearly 70% of Americans believe that climate change is taking place throughout the world. While most Americans believe that climate change depends on making deep structural changes to the world’s economies — such as ending fossil fuel extraction — people can accelerate the process in their own lives. Assess the New Green Deal and the balance between the role that average people can play and the macro-structural trends that impact climate change. Despite scientific evidence, not everyone believes in climate change. Why is that the case?