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"Der FB ENG erstellt eine Unterrichtseinheit zum Thema Klimawandel."

Feb 2020

Part 1:

1) Watch this video clip.

2) What do you see? Describe.

3) What does the video want to show?  --  Explain.

4) Why does the video show a child and a monster?

5) What is the father's role? How does he act?

6) Does the kid feel save?

7) Opinion:
Do you think it is OK to show such a video to young children?
What should the clip be rated?   --  Kindergarden, primary school, secondary school, class 11 and higher.  --   Why?

8) Should every student in Germany watch this video?  --  Give reasons.

a) Explain to your partner.
b) Explain in class.
c) Write down your interpretation (1-6) and your positions.
d) Word field "climate change and monsters".
     On a new page: Make a mindmap or write down a list.

Feel free to use Leo and DeepL.

Good luck!

PS: e) Publish your paper here.

Part 2: (year 9 - 13)


Former UN Climate Chief Calls For Civil Disobedience

Tasks to follow soon.



Climate change is dramatically shrinking the size of the board
on which the game is played

Bill McKibben,

Here is my full speech from the US Congress in print.

How to Solve the Climate Problem , Dec 30, 2009
Under fee-and-dividend, 100 percent of the money collected from the fossil fuel companies at the mine or well is distributed uniformly to the public.

Losing Earth: The Decade We Almost Stopped Climate Change, Aug 01, 2018

        Task for '15 points':
        Give a presentation about this report in your ENG class.

Climate Crimes (collection by The Intercept)
Faced with the irrefutable facts of global warming, sea-level rise, and large-scale climate collapse, governments and corporations remain determined to enrich themselves no matter the cost to continued life on Earth.

Climate and Energy Educational Resource Collection

Trajectories of the Earth System in the Anthropocene, Aug 06, 2018

We explore the risk that self-reinforcing feedbacks could push the Earth System toward a planetary threshold that, if crossed, could prevent stabilization of the climate at intermediate temperature rises and cause continued warming on a “Hothouse Earth” pathway even as human emissions are reduced.

Crossing the threshold would lead to a much higher global average temperature than any interglacial in the past 1.2 million years and to sea levels significantly higher than at any time in the Holocene.

We examine the evidence that such a threshold might exist and where it might be. If the threshold is crossed, the resulting trajectory would likely cause serious disruptions to ecosystems, society, and economies.

Collective human action is required to steer the Earth System away from a potential threshold and stabilize it in a habitable interglacial-like state.

Such action entails stewardship of the entire Earth System—biosphere, climate, and societies—and could include decarbonization of the global economy, enhancement of biosphere carbon sinks, behavioral changes, technological innovations, new governance arrangements, and transformed social values.

Much more to come!

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