Here we go folks. One week till winter vacation and we will be wrapping up our energy case studies. At this point in the current case study, your group should be done the with the background (history of energy use in the United States), the issues/conflicts (largely peak oil and exponential energy use), and should have started working on the challenges for the future. We will review existing plans to mitigate energy conflicts and begin crafting action plans this week. Each group’s plan may look a little different, as each of you have chosen to focus on a different element of our current global energy crisis. In crafting your action plan, remember to make specific references to the proposed or attempted solutions. Weigh in on the benefits and limiting factors to these ideas and discuss specifically what your group recommends and why you recommend this.
The Game Plan
- Finish up energy case studies
- Assess growth between the first two case studies
- Begin discussion of our next big issue