Factful math: Grade 4th-6th
Math skills: Percent change
Related Environmental issues: Climate change
To keep global warming to no more than 1.5°C, we need to be net zero emissions by 2050.
To achieve net zero by 2050, how much CO2 do we need to reduce by 2030?
A) 40% B) 60%
[Percent Change] (34-21)/34×100=38.2…=about 40%
Source: IEA, Net Zero by 2050.
ABOUT THIS BOOK
The objective of Factful Environmental Math Problems is to cultivate our young people’s skills to analyze and evaluate fact-based data for understanding our world, while improving their math skills and critical thinking skills.
With the rise of the Internet and new technology, building skills to analyze and evaluate fact-based data becomes increasingly important for our young people to prepare for this rapidly changing world. These skills minimize their chances of being brainwashed by false information and making uninformed decisions and ultimately help develop their critical thinking skills. (Read more)
Published: March 26, 2020