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 this week's resource to explore the causes and effects of climate change - and what will happen if temperatures continue to rise.

Three-degrees

In this week's Headline, understand the key vocabulary needed to discuss global warming and explore the causes and effects of climate change.

Use this one-hour session 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" 

Below you'll find all the download links. Those that have "UK" at the end have British spelling, those with "US" at the end have American spelling.


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

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