Cartoons for the Classroom: The Climate Change Debate

Is global warming all smoke and mirrors? Find out what your scholars think with this handout, which has them analyzing two political cartoons on the topic. Background information gives context, detailing the computer hacking during the 2009 UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. Three talking points (could be writing points) guide pupils to analyze the 2 cartoons, which utilize symbolism, allusion, and metaphor to make a point.

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