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

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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 access to education due to climate-related disasters, slow curriculum integration, and political controversies pose obstacles to realizing the full potential of education in tackling the climate crisis.