11/12(Tue.) Secret Cold War Base in Greenland (Host:Felicia)

11/12(Tue.) Secret Cold War Base in Greenland (Host:Felicia)

文章Felicia.Tong » 週日 11月 10, 2019 12:41 am

People talks about global warming for decades. However, the situation has not been improved at all but become worse and worse. Project Iceworm was a top secret United States Army program of the Cold War, which aimed to build a network of mobile nuclear missile launch sites under the Greenland ice sheet. The ultimate objective of placing medium-range missiles under the ice — close enough to strike targets within the Soviet Union — was kept secret from the Government of Denmark. To study the feasibility of working under the ice, a highly publicized "cover" project, known as Camp Century, was launched in 1960. Unstable ice conditions within the ice sheet caused the project to be canceled in 1966. By ice melting, this secret underground is dismantled and has been found that there is a lot of nuclear waste left and abandoned by US. Through melting ice, those hazardous material flows with water together.

Reference:
https://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-news-fro ... e-49209510
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMCDacfSrb8

Session 1
1. What do you feel when you read this news? Surprised?Any comment?
2. What else do you think may be dismantled under the underground base in Greenland ice?
3. What kind of practical way or method would you act to contribute carbon reduction? Or any good ideas to propose?
4. To reduce carbon, are you willing to be a vegetarian gradually? Or abandon some habits that you are fond of deeply? Why or why not? The other bold or aggressive ideas?
5. Did you think about giving a better living environment to your children and next generation? What do you feel about the enviromental situation now? What is the different between your childhood and now? How about the future? What will it be in your imagination?

Session 2
1. If you were a leader of US military, what would you do by building this underground base to against Soviet Union? What kind of people would you want to recruit?
2. If you were the commander of Soviet Reunion, you suddenly knew the secret base in Greenland? What action would you do?
3. If you were a scientist, what kind of method would you use to prevent from pollutant area becoming boarder?
4. Greenland belongs to Denmark's territory. What's your opinion about that its alliance of US in Cold War messed up this project and tossed the garbage to Denmark? Do you have similar experience in your life? Which role you were? Or both? Would you share your story? What did you learn from it? Have you been enlightened by this lesson learn? What is that? What kind of attitude will you take if you bump into the same situation again in the future?


Agenda:
6:45 ~ 7:00pm Greetings & Free Talk / Ordering Beverage or Meal / Getting Newcomer’s Information
7:00 ~ 7:10pm Opening Remarks / Newcomer’s Self-introduction / Grouping
(Session I)
7:10 ~ 7:50pm Discussion Session (40 mins)
7:50 ~ 8:10pm Summarization (20 mins)
8:10 ~ 8:25pm Regrouping / Instruction Giving / Taking a 10 Minutes Break (Intermission)
(Session II)
8:25 ~ 9:05pm Discussion Session (40 mins)
9:05 ~ 9:25pm Summarization (20 mins)
9:25 ~ 9:30pm Concluding Remarks / Announcements ********************************************************************************************************************************************
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