Don't blame climate change for the Hurricane Harvey disaster - blame society

Don't blame climate change for the Hurricane Harvey disaster - blame society

The widespread discussion as to whether the Hurricane Harvey disaster was caused by climate change or not is a dangerous distraction from the real issues.\n<br><br>\n<u><i>Hurricanes: Risks & Resilience (Text 2) </u>-- This text is part of a Knowledge Set exploring the impacts of hurricanes and how ordinary people and governments can work together to rebuild after natural disasters. In this article, the author discusses several reasons why certain populations are more affected by natural disasters. As students read, challenge them to evaluate the author's argument and the evidence presented.</i>\n<br><br>\n<a href="https://files.activelylearn.com/Teaching%20Guides/Teaching%20Guide%20Hu

Ilan Kelman
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

To what extent is Hurricane Harvey a natural disaster?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.8 - Evaluate Argument

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

3,4
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