Environmental Science in the News In order to study environmental science, it is important to have an understanding of current events. One goal I have for you taking this course is that you will have a better understanding of articles you may come across regarding the natural world and how we as humans are impacting the environment. Please select one article in a scientific publication, magazine, or newspaper and analyze the article using the criteria listed below. Examples of appropriate sources include: the New York Times, Washington Post, Reuters, NPR, Scientific American, National Geographic, Associated Press, Science, and Nature. You can select an article on any topic related to the environment (for example, climate change, human population growth, recycling, air quality, water quality, food safety, fossil fuels, etc.). The article must be recent (written no earlier than January 1st, 2020). Please submit as a Word of PDF document to Blackboard by the end of the day on Thursday, March 26th. Criteria: • At least one page (3+ good paragraphs), 12 point font, double spaced, Times New Roman. As a header, include the name of the article, author, and publication source. • Answer the following questions: o Summarize the article (in your own words). What are the key points? o Are there any controversies, or differing points of view, presented in the article? o State your perspective of the article, based on your background and/or previous knowledge. Did the article support or refute other information you have read? Did you learn anything new from reading the article?