Climate crisis brings world leaders to Scotland

Q: With climate change the leading cause of weather disasters that are now five times more common than in the 1970s, world leaders gathered in Glasgow, Scotland, this week for the COP26 climate change summit. Where is Scotland?

Circle the area on this map

Q: Glasgow is Scotland’s ...

A. Capital city

B. Largest city

C. Both

D. Neither

Q: The head of the United Nations warned last week that this is “a make or break year” for climate action. Scientists say the world needs to cut greenhouse emissions in half by the end of the decade. Who now emits the most greenhouse gas?

A. China

B. European Union

C. India

D. United States

Q: Which continent has emitted the most carbon dioxide into the Earth’s atmosphere since the 18th century?

A. Asia

B. Europe

C. North America

D. South America

Q: Which of these states experienced the biggest increase in its mean temperature between the 20th century and the 21st century?

A. Alabama

B. Alaska

C. Arizona

D. Arkansas

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