Picture Prompts — Writing Skills

NYT Learning Network has a interesting daily feature called Picture Prompts for writing.

For Discussion: Comment on the photo of Polar Bears below.

I was surprised when I learned that what sounded like a small increase in the global temperature — just 1 or 2 degrees Celsius, which is 1.8 to 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit — could actually cause a lot of trouble.*1 But it’s true: In climate terms, a change of just a few degrees is a big deal. During the last ice age, the average temperature was just 6 degrees Celsius lower than it is today. During the age of the dinosaurs, when the average temperature was perhaps 4 degrees Celsius higher than today, there were crocodiles living above the Arctic Circle.

Gates, Bill. How to Avoid a Climate Disaster

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Ismail Ali Manik

Uni. of Adelaide & Columbia Uni NY alum; World Bank, PFM, Global Development, Public Policy, Education, Economics, book-reviews, MindMaps, @iamaniku