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Unleashing the creativity of teachers and students to combat climate change: An opportunity for global leadership

By Christina Kwauk and Rebecca Winthrop March 26, 2021 What if, with a little leadership from global heads of state, including U.S. President Biden and U.K. Prime Minister Johnson, there was an opportunity to catalyze a movement at home and abroad that combats climate change, strengthens the civic health of communities, closes the learning gap […]

New Jersey now requires comprehensive climate change education — what about Minnesota?

By Paul Huttner and Megan Burks June 11, 2020 https://media.climategen.org/20200611-mpr-climate-cast-new-jersey-climate-change-standards_20200611_128.mp3   This month, New Jersey announced it’s the first state to include climate change education in its K-12 teaching standards. It will require teachers across grade levels and disciplines to include lessons on the topic. “Typically, what we see in climate change education is that it’s more […]

Teaching Climate Change and the Impact of COVID-19

April 13, 2020 During this time of year, we typically would be hunting for Easter eggs, eating chocolates and enjoying new blooms and spring weather. Yet, we’ve adjusted to a new normal and are all doing our best to celebrate the season! In that light, we want to share some positive things going on today: […]

DC School Hopes to Spark Inspiration for Climate Education

By Em Nguyen January 6, 2020 WASHINGTON — As California sees progressively more destructive wildfires every year, some high school students from across California are pushing to learn more about climate change. California Congresswoman Barbara Lee said she’s listening and is advocating in Congress for climate education in all schools. The Oakland Democrat said she […]