Explore the origin of the UN, and how it is relevant in today’s world.
Discuss the origins of the United Nations in the historical context of the end of World War II and consider its role in the world today. Students will focus on the role of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) which addresses global issues like climate change. In small groups, students will work on mind maps to generate ideas for UNEP projects, then research actual UNEP projects.
Explore how collective action on climate change is being addressed with the Paris Agreement.
Explore Canada’s and our own personal carbon footprints.
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