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Youth4Climate: Driving Ambition - Last Week to Apply

Youth4Climate: Driving Ambition - Last Week to Apply

Joshua Tregale

February 23, 2021

I am delighted to have been appointed by the UK COP26 Presidency to be the UK Youth Representative on the Government of Italy's Youth4Climate Advisory Committee. I will help support the planning for the Youth4Climate2021: Driving Ambition event, which is being held in Milan from the 28th – 30th September 2021.

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Climate change education: The young campaigners fighting for lessons to tackle ecological crisis

Climate change education: The young campaigners fighting for lessons to tackle ecological crisis

Cheryl Peebles

December 28, 2020

Climate change education in Scotland’s classrooms is vital to equip younger generations with skills to combat the crisis

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Science, not emotion, must be at the heart of teaching climate change in schools

Science, not emotion, must be at the heart of teaching climate change in schools

The Telegraph

December 23, 2020

According to Joe Brindle, campaign coordinator at Teach the Future, this is more than good sense: it is vital. “If we want to transition to net zero, then we need a generation of students – and then workers – who understand the problems we are facing and can contribute to the solutions,” he says. According to the campaign’s research, however, “just 4 per cent of pupils feel that they know a lot about climate change, while 75 per cent of teachers feel that they haven’t received adequate training to be able to educate students about the subject.”

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How young people are tackling the climate crisis and five ways to help them

How young people are tackling the climate crisis and five ways to help them

Positive News

November 16, 2020

Both bills were organised by the Teach the Future campaign, which wants the education system to have a greater focus on the climate emergency.

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"'We deserve to be taught about it': why students want climate crisis classes"

"'We deserve to be taught about it': why students want climate crisis classes"

The Guardian

September 27, 2020

In five years’ time, every student at Sheffield University – whether they study maths, music or drama – will also need to get to grips with sustainability.

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"Why we need to change the way we teach climate change"

"Why we need to change the way we teach climate change"

Prospect Magazine

February 27, 2020

To protect the planet's future we need to think critically about the past

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"Schools challenged to teach climate change as students join Greta strikes"

"Schools challenged to teach climate change as students join Greta strikes"

Reuters

February 27, 2020

In Britain, the youth-led Teach the Future campaign network is demanding a new UK law that would instruct all schools to teach climate issues

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"Schools challenged to teach climate change as students join Greta Thunberg's strikes"

"Schools challenged to teach climate change as students join Greta Thunberg's strikes"

Japan Times

February 27, 2020

The youth-led Teach the Future campaign network in Britain is demanding a new U.K. law that would instruct all schools to teach climate issues.

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"A Curriculum for the Climate Crisis"

"A Curriculum for the Climate Crisis"

BYC

February 26, 2020

We are excited to announce the British Youth Council’s support for Teach the Future, a campaign to reform the education system to reflect the severity of the climate crisis and ecological emergency.

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“Education is key to tackling climate change” says city MP as he joins students in Parliament for Teach the Future

“Education is key to tackling climate change” says city MP as he joins students in Parliament for Teach the Future

Stephen Morgan MP

February 26, 2020

tephen Morgan MP joined a parliamentary climate change event alongside students from across the country, including Portsmouth. The city MP today attended Teach the Future, a parliamentary campaign seeking to urgently reform the education system to focus further on climate change.