Three degrees

Extreme rainfall, vanishing islands and raging wildfires - the effects of climate change are often in the news. Scientists say we must keep the global temperature rise below 1.5C to avoid "climate catastrophe". Download our Headline resource to explore the causes and effects of climate change - and what will happen if temperatures continue to rise.


Use this one-hour Headline lesson to help your students:

  • Understand the vocabulary needed to discuss global warming
  • Consider the impact of rising global temperatures
  • Have their say on the "climate catastrophe" 

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These teaching resources are supported by KPMG. The Economist Educational Foundation maintained full editorial control.

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