MINNESOTANS SHARE TESTIMONY ON SENSE OF PLACE IN A CHANGING CLIMATE

SUMMARY
MINNESOTANS SHARE TESTIMONY ON SENSE OF PLACE IN A CHANGING CLIMATE Prominent Minnesotans, including former WCCO-TV anchor Don Shelby, polar explorer Will Steger and Science Policy Director for Fresh Energy, J. Drake Hamilton, will share their connection to Minnesota, how climate change is impacting their sense of place and daily lives, and what people can do about the issue at a free public forum moderated by MPR’s Kerri Miller, sponsored by the Will Steger Foundation.

GOALS
To understand how climate change will impact various regions of the country, such as Minniesota,  and how citizens can respond to it to lesson the impact or increase their ability to adapt to it.

TEACHING NOTES / CONTEXT FOR USE
This short video can be used to open the discussion around local and regional issues and possible acitons by the community.

ASSESSMENT
Assessment is at the descretion of the educator and how this video is applied and the assignment given or participation expected.

REFERENCES AND RESOURCES

See the online article from the Camel website – Aug. 10, 2011

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