Try It

By now, you have developed an explanation based on the “PRO” side of the argument from the Newsela article “Should Congress consider comprehensive climate change laws?” Opens a new window. Now take a moment to read the three sections of the opposing side of the issue, “CON: Congress should leave well enough alone,” “A Pointless Gesture” and “Careful Consideration, Extended Debate.”

As you read, think about the claims that are introduced in this part of the article, and examine the evidence and reasoning that the author uses to support the claims. Next, complete the activity below.