Investing in People and Learning to Foster a Climate Resilient and Green Transition

Integrating Climate Change in Education at Primary and Secondary Level - Interactive Version

On any given day, more than a billion children are enrolled in primary or secondary schools. Imagine if these children could understand the main causes and consequences of climate change and what they, their families and communities can do to be better prepared for climate change and embrace a low carbon lifestyle. Today’s children are tomorrow’s business leaders, decision makers and consumers. Therefore education plays a key role in responding to climate change. However, do you know how climate change can be integrated in school curricula? Or how to build a sustainable school campus? Find out about these and other issues through the UN CC:Learn learning interface on climate change education at primary and secondary level. If you are a newcomer to the area of climate change, start with the UN CC:Learn introductory e-course on climate change (blue box below). If you already know the basics about climate change, explore the issue of climate change and education by clicking on the advanced learning topics below. You will be guided to the best available resources for each area.

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