|Mother EarthGlobal Warming: Science Live! with Neal Conan
(running time: 45:22.6)
It’s easy to forget how fragile Earth is and how finite its resources are. Suppose that someday we have exhausted the Earth’s natural resources. Where will we go? What can we do to stabilize our planet so life can continue to thrive here?
Investigate the global warming situation by listening to this audio file from Science Live! with Neal Conan and discussing answers to the questions below.
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What is global warming? What human activities might be contributing to it? What are some non-human factors?
What’s ozone? Why are there holes in the ozone layer over the north and south poles? Is there a relationship between global warming and the holes in the ozone layer?
What do rising sea levels tell scientists about global warming?
Who are the scientists working on the problem? What actions have been taken at the international level to correct or slow global warming?