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Carbon Emissions and Climate Change
Proposed Topic: Climate change caused by carbon emissions between 1st world and 3rd
Target Interviewee: Professionals/ young professionals from third-world countries.
A Filipino friend, a licensed professional, and a graduate student, I met
Part 1. General information about the interviewee
Age, Gender, Marital Status, Employment Status, Nature of Work, Nature of
Part 2. Climate change and Carbon Emissions
a. Are you familiar with Climate change?
b. In your own words, how do you define/describe Climate change?
c. Are you familiar with Carbon Emissions?
d. In your own words, how do you define/describe Carbon Emissions?
e. In your own words, what do you think are the causes of climate change?
Part 3. The environment and surroundings
a. Can you describe your area?
b. Are there beaches nearby?
c. Are there forests surrounding you?
d. Are there rivers nearby?
e. Are there mountains?
Is there a dessert?
g. Does it snow?
h. How many seasons do you have?
Part 4. Industrialization and Environment
a. Are there any industries in your area?
b. Can you describe what types of industry they are?
c. Is your city traffic congested?
d. Can you see stars at night?
Part 5. Observable Changes in the environment/surrounding
a. Generally, have you seen major changes in your area from 10-15 years ago?
b. Can you describe the first thing that comes to mind?
c. Are your forests the same as before?
d. Have you observed changes in the seawater level?
e. Is the river nearby have the same volume of water as before?
Is it hotter now than 10-15 years ago?
g. How many natural calamities you have experienced?
h. What is the most disastrous?
Can you give a short description?
Is it recently (within 5 years) or 10-15 years ago?
Part 6. 1st world vs 3rd world countries.
a. Are you aware of the term 1st world countries?
b. Can you give an example?
c. Are you aware of the term 3rd world countries?
d. Can you give an example?
e. Do you consider your country as a 1st world or a 3rd world country?
Who do you think gives off more waste, 1st world or a 3rd world country?
g. Can you give a short explanation?
h. Do you think who among the two is stricter when it comes to regulations on
waste and its management?
Can you tell me why?
If you can choose, do you want to live in a 1st world or a 3rd world country?
Part 7. Ideas on how to mitigate climate change.
a. In general, what is the effect of climate change to you?
b. In your own words, how can you mitigate climate change?
c. Can you give ideas how to stop climate change?
d. If you can, what will you tell your government on how to deal with climate
e. If you can, what will you tell the leaders of the 1st world or a 3rd world country
(which your country does not belong) to mitigate climate change?
Part 8. The interviewers parting words/message to the interviewee.