Climate action and literacy 3 November 2021
Who’s making the grade on climate change education ambition?
The release of the 6th IPCC report on the physical science of climate change this year raised the alarm around the urgency to act on the climate crisis. Clearly, global leaders did not heed the previous five alarms nor did they listen to recent calls to increase the ambition of...Who’s making the grade on climate change education ambition?
Climate action and literacy 2 November 2021
Aotearoa New Zealand, education unions and climate change
Aotearoa New Zealand is in a privileged position, along with a small number of other countries, of being relatively COVID-free. We do face many challenges that the rest of the world often doesn’t hear about – such as serious pollution of our waterways, extreme levels of poverty and inequality, a...Aotearoa New Zealand, education unions and climate change
Climate action and literacy 29 October 2021
Need tools for climate change education? Try the bicycle model
Dr. Essi Aarnio-Linnanvuori, Dr. Sakari Tolppanen
Climate change is the biggest environmental challenge of our time, which is why it is also a central theme in education. However, in many countries, climate change education is still viewed and implemented from a narrow perspective, the focus being mainly on knowledge development. Though knowledge is important, climate change...Need tools for climate change education? Try the bicycle model