7.4.10 International

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7.4.10 International

How You Can Make Choices That Treat the Earth Well

One Tonne Challenge

This is a national program to help Canada meet its commitment to the Kyoto Accord.

ACTIVITY 1

  1. What part did Canada play in the international efforts to reach agreement on the Kyoto Protocol.
  2. Where does Canada stand in the list international ratings Green House Gas (GHG) emissions per person?
  3. How many tonnes of GHG per person in Canada in 2004?
  4. Find a copy of the One Tonne Challenge booklet or one line.
  5. Score yourself in this national program. How many points for you?
  6. How many tonnes saved by these points? Check the fine print and do the math!
  7. How many tonnes of Greenhouse gas emissions did you save?

ACTIVITY 2 – Research

  1. If 30 million Canadians did this, what would be the total GHG reduction?
  2. Check out the 7.4.2 School Boards – Climate Change Calculators
    7.1.2.1c Global – Kyoto Protocol
    7.2.2.1c Ontario – Kyoto Commitments
  3. What commitment can you make to improve your score?
  4. Find three more GHG references in this CD
  5. What is the main concern seen with increasing emissions?

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