Climate change: The facts

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  • Climate Change: The Facts
    • purpose of this article was to inform young aged people  about what once was a fringe subject
      • statistics mention throughout the article.
        • “Warming in the past 100 years has caused about a 0.8°C increase in global temperature.”
          • In a sentence, the reader learnt about many facts that were not known.
      • Written in short paragraphs under subheadings
        • makes the passage more informative and clearly explained to the reader
    • Primary colours and 4 simple colours make it more accessible to the reader
    • Colours show the different changes on the graph. Very simple; low, medium, high.
    • use of personification is effective as it gives the article a more fictional and storybook appeal
      • “If the ocean warms sufficiently they could melt, burping vast quantities…”
    • The diction employed is immature
      • “farting cows… become a political hot potato…”
    • References to other scientists- not precise or helpful as names are not used and there are no statistics to go with them.
      • it leaves the readers with no clue of who these people are, if they even have any professions which make their thoughts important and something we should listen to
    • Not many solutions provided for the problems which could have been useful
    • Facts and opinions are blurred
    • Statics show credibility
    • Layout - follows a logical path
    • 'could' and 'likely' not definative
  • “Warming in the past 100 years has caused about a 0.8°C increase in global temperature.”
    • In a sentence, the reader learnt about many facts that were not known.

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