Clicker Questions:Did Exxon Mobil support the Paris climate accord?a.Yesb.NoWhat is clean energy’s dirty secret?What is a “duck”, according to the article?Why are utilities in a “death spiral”?What do the authors conclude?a.Renewables need to be abandoned or at least cut backb.The way we price electricity needs to change in a way that allows for a smooth transition with stable supply.c.New technologies will help store electricity, smooth demand and supply.d.Both b and cDoes the Sketpic magazine editor Michael Shermer believe the science of global warming? What does he think drives many people in the public to believe climate sceptics?What was the Oregon Petition?Who is Marc Morano? What was his strategy to combat climate legislation while working with Senator James Imhoffe?Does Marc Morano question climate science, in particular Marc Hanson’s scientific work?Did conservatives like Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney ever believe in global warming and our need to address it?What is the name of the Congress Republican who is fighting for action on global warming?Quiz (Merchants of Doubt Film):1) What does the Skeptic magazine editor Michael Shermer think drives many people in the public to believe climate skeptics?a.The skeptics publish in peer-reviewed journals and have scientific credentialsb.Identity politics: if you are conservative, you cannot believe in climate change by definition—it’s part of your “tribal indentity.”
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