Energy culture as a determinant of a country's position in the climate talks

In this activity, students compare countries and nation states with high- and low-energy consumption rates within a specific region of the world. Students are encouraged to draw linkages between a country's energy culture and its position in multilateral climate negotiations.

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Tatyana Ruseva
Appalachian State University
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Teaching Tips

Teaching Tips

Starting this activity with a lesson about international climate negotiations will provide a great framework for students to work in.

Educator should create a scoring rubric for the students before conducting this activity.

Suggested IPCC resource that looks at additional factors, beyond energy consumption

Prior knowledge - students should understand the term "climate diplomacy".