Eyes Wide Open: Going Behind the Environmental Headlines
ISBN: 149155262X
EAN13: 9781491552629
Language: English
Pages: 0
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 7.00" L x 5.00" W
Format: Pre-Recorded Audio Player
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Book Overview
What's really going on with the environment - in our own backyards and the wider world? Conflicting information is offered by websites, magazines, and documentaries that blur the line between news and opinion. Not every report is reliable; not every interest group is actually composed of concerned citizens. In this dynamic account, award-winning author Paul Fleischman arms teens with the basic tools to uncover vested interests and falsehoods by vetting sources, following the money, and checking references so that they can make informed decisions about what actions to take in the worldwide battle against climate change, overconsumption, and dwindling resources. Extensive backmatter, including a glossary, bibliography, and index, as well as numerous references to websites, provides further resources.