Climate change is a concept we discuss often, but we don’t often personalize the concept of how it directly affects our lives and connect it with our students. Visit a gallery of articles on six ways the climate change has a direct impact on your life through: food supply, energy demand, the affect of extreme weather on transportation, droughts, allergies and climactic change impact on cities.
Here is a photo and an excerpt on what they had to say on weather and transportation:
“Several states, including Vermont, Tennessee, Iowa, and Missouri, have already experienced severe weather that damaged roads, bridges, and railroad tracks. Some engineers worry that heavy demands on aging infrastructure can create unreliable routes for the transport of vital commodities like food, fuel, and water.”
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