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04 Apr 2024

Who’s making the grade on climate change education ambition?

Read this article by GREEN member, Christina Kwuak, to get a better understanding about which countries are adapting climate education and which are lacking. The article also delves into specifics about how women and youth are being excluded in climate policy and education. At the end, she also provides three suggestions for how countries might […]

15 Mar 2024

Powering Climate Resilience Through Inclusive Education, Gender Equality

Read this article to learn how a climate-smart and gender-responsive education system advances equitable, quality education and plays a crucial role in building climate resilience for vulnerable populations and how promoting girls’ education is a sustainable pathway to enhance global resilience to climate change. Synergies between efforts to achieve the Global Goals on education, gender […]

08 Mar 2024

Carbon-smart schools mitigate climate change and improve learning

What are essential components for constructing carbon-smart schools from inception to completion? This article by the Global Partnership for Education discusses the significance of such a procedural framework, emphasizing its crucial role in achieving cost-effectiveness and sustainability. Listing guidance for materials, design, construction, and potential challenges, it offers a comprehensive exploration of the requisite elements […]

Heat threatens children’s right to education: Here’s what we can do

In this article, GREEN member, Yolande Miller-Grandvaux, discusses the severe impact climate change is having on education systems around the world. Her article specifically focuses on the impact of heat on children’s learning and what little is being done to mitigate it.

19 Feb 2024

What can the education sector do to adapt to the forthcoming impacts of climate change?

Read this insightful article from Global Partnership for Education about practitioner experience and reflections on what can be done specifically within the education sector to adapt and reduce the negative impacts of climate change on education.

16 Feb 2024

Lots of snakes but where are the ladders? Building environment-smart learning friendly schools responsive to extreme weather

What can schools do to better adapt their classrooms for increasing temperatures and potential climate disasters? Responding to a changing climate involves consideration of what can be done now and what adaptations are needed for the future. Read this insightful article by Global Partnership for Education (GPE), which provides an example of quality low-cost retrofitting […]

09 Feb 2024

World’s first year-long breach of key 1.5C warming limit

For the first time, global temperatures have surpassed the 1.5C warming limit, according to the EU’s climate service. This is by far the warmest period since modern records began– and likely for much longer. Limiting long-term warming to 1.5C above pre-industrial levels – before humans started burning large amounts of fossil fuels – has become […]

24 Jan 2024

International Day of Education 2024: Is the Education System Overlooking Climate Change?

Despite the pivotal role of education in empowering younger generations to address climate issues, there is a gap in utilizing its full potential. This piece discusses the proposed impact of climate education, suggesting that a significant reduction in carbon emissions could be achieved by integrating it into secondary school curricula. However, challenges such as limited […]

03 Jan 2024

GREEN Members’ Thoughts on COP28

COP 28 – What Happened? The most amount of focus was on curriculum and education technology (particularly focusing on the teaching and learning process… from the government counterparts there was a lot of focus on system preparedness, early warning systems, and adaptation. I noticed a very strong focus on adaptation to climate crises. The COP […]

18 Dec 2023

Education at COP28: exploring, learning, connecting, and planning 

Read this publication from GREEN member Yolande Miller-Grandaux about GREEN’s experience at COP28