Event Title

DEBATE: The US SHOULD adopt a carbon tax to reduce our nation's greenhouse gas emissions.

Location

Diamond 141

Start Date

30-4-2015 9:00 AM

End Date

30-4-2015 9:55 AM

Project Type

Presentation- Restricted to Campus Access

Description

This is an Oxford style debate in which the audience will vote to determine the winning team. The format is as follows: 1. The debate starts with a preliminary vote of the audience: in favor, opposed, or undecided. 2. Each team then makes an opening statement. 3. Followed by supporting evidence from each position. 4. Followed by rebuttals from each side. 5. Finishing with concluding statements. 6. Then we tally a final vote from the audience and the team that sways the most opinion to their side wins.

Faculty Sponsor

Michael Donihue, Whitney King

CLAS Field of Study

Interdisciplinary Studies

Event Website

http://www.colby.edu/clas

ID

1650

Share

COinS
 
Apr 30th, 9:00 AM Apr 30th, 9:55 AM

DEBATE: The US SHOULD adopt a carbon tax to reduce our nation's greenhouse gas emissions.

Diamond 141

This is an Oxford style debate in which the audience will vote to determine the winning team. The format is as follows: 1. The debate starts with a preliminary vote of the audience: in favor, opposed, or undecided. 2. Each team then makes an opening statement. 3. Followed by supporting evidence from each position. 4. Followed by rebuttals from each side. 5. Finishing with concluding statements. 6. Then we tally a final vote from the audience and the team that sways the most opinion to their side wins.

http://digitalcommons.colby.edu/clas/2015/program/86