COP26: We must create climate-literate students

It is vital that every student leaves education climate-literate, equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to tackle climate change. Kevin Courtney introduces some new resources to help schools and urges the DfE to make this a priority ahead of COP26

Recent extreme weather events will surely have convinced at least some of the climate change deniers still out there that the crisis is upon us.

The climate crisis is undoubtedly the most significant threat confronting our planet, and it is young people who stand to lose the most if we fail to address it.

As educators we have a major role to play in helping to address this threat, enabling children to understand the climate emergency and ecological crisis and think critically about how they can play their part as we seek to move to a more sustainable world and a better future for them.

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