Conquer It

Now read the “Legislation A Good Start” section from the article Should Congress consider comprehensive climate change laws? Opens a new window. As you read, try to identify the main claim and the evidence used to support it, and then complete the activity below.

Claim Tip

Writers often include a main claim that applies to the text as a whole and sub-claims that are more specific claims that support the main claim.

Now read the next section “An UpHill Battle, But Try Opens a new window.” Refer to this section and the previous section, “Legislation A Good Start,” as you identify evidence to support the main claim in the activity below.