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Transcript
Earth Song by Michael Jackson
Sing along
What about sunrise
What about rain
What about all the things
That you said we were to gain...
What about killing fields
Is there a time
What about all the things
That you said was yours and mine...
Did you ever stop to notice
All the blood we've shed before
Did you ever stop to notice
The crying Earth the weeping shores?
What have we done to the world
Look what we've done
What about all the peace
That you pledge your only son...
What about flowering fields
Is there a time
What about all the dreams
That you said was yours and mine...
Did you ever stop to notice
All the children dead from war
Did you ever stop to notice
The crying Earth the weeping shores
Aaaaaaaaah Aaaaaaaaah
Aaaaaaaaah Aaaaaaaaah
Aaaaaaaaah Aaaaaaaaah
Aaaaaaaaah Aaaaaaaaah
Earth Song (Cont.)
I used to dream
I used to glance beyond the stars
Now I don't know where we are
Although I know we've drifted far
Aaaaaaaaah Aaaaaaaaah
Aaaaaaaaah Aaaaaaaaah
Aaaaaaaaah Aaaaaaaaah
Aaaaaaaaah Aaaaaaaaah
Hey, what about yesterday (What about us)
What about the seas (What about us)
The heavens are falling down (What about
us)
I can't even breathe (What about us)
What about apathy (What about us)
I need you (What about us)
What about nature's worth (ooo, ooo)
It's our planet's womb (What about us)
What about animals (What about it)
We've turned kingdoms to dust (What about
us)
What about elephants (What about us)
Have we lost their trust (What about us)
What about crying whales (What about
us)
We're ravaging the seas (What about
us)
What about forest trails (ooo, ooo)
Burnt despite our pleas (What about us)
What about the holy land (What about it)
Torn apart by creed (What about us)
What about the common man (What
about us)
Can't we set him free (What about us)
What about children dying (What about
us)
Can't you hear them cry (What about
us)
Where did we go wrong (ooo, ooo)
Earth Song (cont.)
Someone tell me why (What about us)
What about babies (What about it)
What about the days (What about us)
What about all their joy (What about us)
What about the man (What about us)
What about the crying man (What about
us)
What about Abraham (What was us)
What about death again (ooo, ooo)
Do we give a damn
Aaaaaaaaah Aaaaaaaaah
Human Action Graffiti Activity
Canada’s position in
climate change combat
Kyoto Protocol, Japan, 1997
- By 2050, all industrialized nations will need to
cut their annual greenhouse gas emissions
to 80 % or more below their 1990 emission
levels
-
Between 1990-2006: Canada’s emissions
increased by ~ 22%
One of the many reasons why Canada
couldn’t keep the Kyoto commitment:
To produce one barrel of oil:
 4 tonnes of material are mined
 2-5 barrels of water are used for extraction, and
 enough natural gas to heat 1.5 homes for a day is used.
Actions on climate change
International effort
coordinated by the
Intergovernmental
Panel on Climate
Change (IPCC)
Industrialized
nations need to
cut GHGs
emission at least
80% by 2050 to
avoid worse
impacts of
climate change
Federal Government
(works with other gov.)
Provincial Government
(Go Green action plan)
Municipal Government
(improve public transit,
green roof buildings)
Organization
(renewable energy supplies)
Individuals
(heating,food, transporation etc.)
Carbon footprint
• is the total amount of greenhouse
gas emissions caused directly and
indirectly by an individual,
community, industry, or country.
Do carbon footprint quiz +&
propose an action to reduce your
carbon footprint
Where does our energy come from?
• Fossil fuels (Natural Gas, Oil, Coal)
• Nuclear Power
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Hydropower
Wind Power
Solar Power
Landfill Methane
Renewable Energy