Tuesday, February 28, 2017

3C - Homework for Thursday, March 9

Here is the link to the listening "What's the Environmental Footprint of a Loaf of Bread?"

http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2017/02/27/517531611/whats-the-environmental-footprint-of-a-loaf-of-bread-now-we-know

For Thursday, March 9

1) Write a summary of the listening
(Who? What? Where? When? Why? How? and details:
a. How much greenhouse gas is produced by one loaf of bread (weight)?
b. How many tons of greenhouse gas is produced yearly just from bread production?
c. What leads to the most greenhouse gas emissions?
d What solution did researchers suggest to reduce these emissions?
e.  How can individuals make a difference?)

2) prepare answers to these questions in preparation for monologue practice.

Where does petroleum (Erdöl) come from?
What is the definition of peak oil?
What is petroleum used for in the food industry?
What are the environmental issues connected with petroleum in all its forms?
What is the connection between petroleum and food production?
What is the connection between petroleum and food transportation?
What is the connection between petroleum and food packaging?
What are food miles?
What are the advantages of buying fresh produce at the supermarket?  The disadvantages?
What are the advantages of buying fresh produce at the farmer's market?  The disadvantages?
What can individuals do to reduce the amount of petroleum used by the food industry?

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