read and write recent news article and summarize >>by answering some questions

Using major international news media, locate a recent news article from this year that is about some aspect of globalization.

1. Put full citation including URL

2. Write ONE paragraph summarizing it in your own words

2. Write ONE paragraph explaining how it is related to materials covered in this class (this week’s material ONLY–global environmental challenges and the collective responses (or non-responses) to them)

3. Write ONE paragraph reflecting upon the article (what is your reaction to the subject and/or how it is covered)


materials covered:

Main readings: Snarr and Snarr, ch. 13, 14, 15, Mark Maslin, Climate Change: A Very Short Introduction, ch. 1, pp. 1-12 (“What is Climate Change”) and ch. 7, pp. 114-135 (“Politics of Climate Change”)