How much do you know about climate change and how it’s affecting us here in the City of Kawartha Lakes? Test yourself by taking this quiz, based on a presentation made to council by Deb Pearson and Ginny Colling, members of the Kawartha Lakes Environmental Advisory Committee who’ve taken on climate change education as their mission.
Note: For some questions there may be more than one correct answer. Answers (and some explanations of the connections to climate change) are at the end.
- Since 2001 how many of the hottest years on record have occurred? a) 3; b) 10; c) 15; d) 17
- What is the main source and cause of rising global temperatures? a) Burning of fossil fuels; b) Agricultural practices; c) Forest burning; d) Naturally-occurring CO2