Tag Archive: fossil fuels

Current Events: Week 3

Watch the Ted Talk by Monica Araya A small country with big ideas to get rid of fossil fuels.

It’s a bit long but very interesting! Here’s the transcript if you need help:

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Answer the questions:

  • In the past, Costa Rica has invested a lot in environmental protection.  What reform do you think is the most interesting?  Why?
  • What are the three reasons that Araya gives to abolish fossil fuels?  Which reason do you think is the most convincing?