When learning about climate change, students and the general public can easily become despondent: if the global catastrophe is inevitable, why even discuss ways to avert it? But they should not despair: there are ways to tackle one of the most important contributors to climate change: carbon dioxide (CO2). In this article, we draw on the ideas of two leading climate scientists (Pacala & Socolow, 2004; Socolow & Pacala, 2006) for stabilising carbon dioxide emissions using technologies that already exist. We then offer some ideas on how to use the topic at school.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Science in School|
|Publication status||Published - 23 Aug 2011|
- Stabilisation Wedges