Generational Survey on Climate Change and the Environment

          (Silent Generation 1925/45, Boomer1946/64, Gen X 1965/79, Millennials 1980/99, Gen Z 2000/20)


Before beginning see notes at bottom of page.

Climate Change:  Climate Change is the long-term alteration of temperature and typical weather patterns on earth.

Environmental Degradation:  Environmental degradation is the deterioration of the environment through depletion of resources such as air, water and soil along with the destruction of ecosystems and the extinction of wildlife.


1. What are your thoughts when you hear that the climate is warming, the environment is being destroyed and that humans are the cause?

2. In your mind what are the forces that drive climate change and environmental degradation?

3. Has your life been affected in any way?  If so, how?

4. In your opinion, what needs to be done?

5. Do you consider yourself part of the problem or part of the solution?

6. What do you think the long term outcome of climate change and environmental degradation will be?

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