Climate Refugees
Environmental Racism
Human activity
Global warming
Politics & Corporations
100

What are some of the factors that force people to be displaced from their homes?

A. Natural Disasters

B. Droughts

C. Both

C. Both

100

How is environemtal racism in effect?

A. Placement of waste facilites

B. Housing Structure

C. Both

B. Both

100

What are the human activities are affecting the ecosystem?

A. Cell phone usage

B. Overpupolation

C. Both

B. Overpopulation

100

True or False : The ozone layer protects the Earth from the Sun's ultraviolet rays

True

100

List 3 ways the Green New Deal plans to decrease U.S. emissions of greenhouse gases

Answers vary from:

* Carbon tax

* A jobs guarentee

* Free college

* Single-payer healthcare

* Focus on using public programs 

* Renewable energy for electricity

* Make transportation, housing, agriculture and manufacturing more energy-efficient

200

Where do 98% of climate refugees migrate from?

A. South Asia

B. West Africa

C. South & East Asia

C. South & East Asia

200

Describe 1 way in which low-income communities are vulnerable to the effects of environmental injustice

* Effects of built infrastructure

- improper ventillation

* Greater pollution

- mine permits, freeways, and bus stop fumes

200

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200

Which is not a greenhouse gas?

A. Nitrogen

B. Carbon dioxide

C. Nitrous oxide

A. Nitrogen

200

Which country emits the most carbon dioxide per person?

A. United States

B. China

C. India

A. United States

300

What country host the largest population of climate refugees?

A. Columbia

B. Turkey

C. United States

B. Turkey

300

What demographics are targeted by environmental racism?

Answers vary from:

* Indigenous women of color

* Black and brown communites

* Low income areas

300

True or False : Overfishing is decreasing the efffects of climate change

False

300

True or False: Wood is a fossil fuel

False

300

How much greenhouse gases does the U.S. military emitt annually? (As equivalent to passenger cars)

A. 4 million passenger cars 

B. 14 million passenger cars 

C. 140 million passenger cars

B. 14 million passenger cars

400

The World Bank predicts that by 2050 about how many Central American and Mexican residents will be displaced due to climate change?

A. 4 million

B. 600,000

C. 2.5 million

A. 4 million

400

What tactics are used in the process of environmental racism?

A. Placement of green spaces

B. Transit placement

C. Both

C. Both

400

What are 2 alternative energy sources that do not contribute to global warming? 

Answers vary from :

  • Hydrogen Gas
  • Tidal Energy
  • Biomass Energy
  • Wind Energy
  • Geothermal Power
  • Natural Gas
  • Biofuels
  • Wave Energy
  • Hydroelectric Energy
  • Nuclear Power
  • Solar Power
400

When businesses release fossil fuels, what is released and what is produced?

A. carbon dioxide & smog

B. nitrogen & acid rain

C. neither (name what the other answer would be)

When fossil fuels burn they release nitrogen oxide which create smog and acid rain

400

What were the only other two countries (other than the United States) that did not sign the Paris agreement?

A. Syria and Nicaragua

B. Ethiopia and South Africa

C. Thailand and Singapore


A. Syria and Nicaragua

500

List 3 challenges climate refugees face

Answers vary from :

* Limited natural resources, such as drinking water 

* Human trafficking

* Not being protected by international laws 

* Health issues

* Poverty

* Displacement of housing

* Citizenship status

* Family seperation

500

Name 5 U.S. cities that are most impacted by the issue of environemtal racism

Answers vary from :

* Cancer Alley, Louisiana

* Pahokee, Florida

* Cheraw, South Carolina

* Uniontown, Alabama

* The Bronx, New York City

* Flint, Michigan

* Houston, Texas

* Los Angeles, California

* Warren County, North Carolina

* Detroit, Michigan

500

Name 3 causes and 3 consequences of deforstation

Answers vary from :

Causes - 

* Agriculture

* Commercial logging

* Mining

* Increase in population

* Urbanization and industrialization

* Construction of dam reservoirs

* Forest fires

* Overgrazing

Consequences - 

* Food problems

* Exposing soil to heat and rain

* Flooding

* Coss of biodiversity

* Displacement of indigenous communities

* Climate change

* Economic loss

* Health issues

500

Rises of just 4 inches may flood which part of the world? 

A. Northwest South America

B. Southwest Australia

C. Southeast Asia

C. Southeast Asia

500

In 1997 an international treaty was signed in order to reduce greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. What is the name of this treaty?

Kyoto Protocol

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