Short Essay Questions
Read each question carefully. Make sure you address every section/part of the question in your answer.
1. Why is it important for renewable energy sources to replace fossil fuels? What are the prospects for getting it done and which renewables are the most promising?
2. What are the major IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) projections for climate changes in the 21st century?Describe five of the changes and projections predicted by the climate models and how states and nations can adapt to them.
3. Suppose your town planned to build a combustion facility or landfill near your home. Outline your concerns, and explain your decision to be for or against the site.