Heat. Fires. Floods. Schools are already suffering the consequences of climate change. And, experts say, they must take an active role in efforts to address it.
- Most Teens Learn About Climate Change From Social Media. Why Schools Should CareTeens are getting information on climate change from YouTube and Facebook, underscoring the need to teach media literacy in schools.
- Future of Work Students Want to Know More About Careers in Climate Change—NowTeachers are not talking about these types of careers as much as many students would like.Equity & Diversity 5 Big Challenges for Schools in 2023Book bans, teacher retention, climate change, and more.Curriculum Q&A You Can Teach About Climate Change in Every Subject and Grade Level. Here's HowMath, foreign language, even art classes offer opportunities to build students' knowledge.School & District Management Steal These Resolutions: 7 Experts Share How Schools Can Tackle Climate Change in 2023Has your school made its New Year's resolution yet? How about considering one on climate change?School & District Management Most Schools Burn Fossil Fuels for Heat. Here's Why That's a ProblemMore than half of schools' energy use comes from HVAC systems, and most of those are contributing to climate change.Student Well-Being A Pandemic Pause, Then an Advocacy Renaissance for Teen Climate Change ActivistsThe nature of student activism has changed since the pandemic. But teens are still pushing for climate change solutions.Future of Work The Climate Is Changing. Career Education Is Not. That's a ProblemTeens are increasingly interested in learning about how climate change will impact the future of work.Teacher Preparation Q&A A New Program Will Train Teachers to Teach Climate Change, Without the 'Doom and Gloom'Climate change is a subject experts say goes beyond science class, and one that should be woven through subjects and grade levels.Student Well-Being 5 Ways Educators Can Help Address Students' Climate AnxietyTeens are feeling anxious about and afraid of climate change. Teachers and counselors can help.Student Well-Being Teens Are Struggling With Climate Anxiety. Schools Haven't Caught Up YetSchools generally aren't ready to handle an increase in climate anxiety among youth.Science Quiz Do You Know as Much as Students Do About Climate Change? Quiz YourselfTake our quiz to test your knowledge of climate change (and see how you stack up against today’s high school students).Science Teens Know Climate Change Is Real. They Want Schools to Teach More About ItMost high school students say climate change is real, but are iffy on the science behind global warming, a survey finds.School & District Management U.N. Warns Irreversible Climate Change Is More Likely Than Ever. What Districts Can Do NowSchool districts can contribute to solutions for the catastrophic global warming the United Nations warns is ahead.Families & the Community Video How Students Are Using Advocacy to Overcome Their Anxiety About Climate ChangeFor some students, climate change advocacy can help alleviate stress about the impacts of a warming planet. Schools can support that work.