Discuss these brainstorming questions with your classmates: Is climate change affecting your everyday life? Can scientific innovations have a positive impact on global warming? What do you know about the position of the U.S. toward climate change?
This idiom is about taking the first steps which will make further progress or development easier, as in “Research is paving the way for a greener future”. The expression alludes to paving the surface of a road to provide smooth travelling conditions.