Author: Education

Climate Education in Action: Summer Institute 2017

Last week, we wrapped up our 12th annual Summer Institute for Climate Change Education at the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment! Over 50 educators from more than 10 states joined us for four impactful days of climate change education, supported by the generous contributions of our sponsors and donors. Special thanks to those […]

Climate Lessons Update – June 2017

Letter to Climate Change Educators The importance of your work as climate change educators — preparing today’s students to be climate literate, action competent, global citizens — became all the more important June 1 as the President announced his intention to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement. At Climate Generation, we find hope and […]

Climate Lessons Update – May 2017

Letter to Climate Change Educators #teachclimate This was our mantra for the People’s Climate March in Washington D.C. last week. It will continue to be for months to come as we combat climate denial and an administration that willfully ignores the impacts related to climate change and undermines progress being made around the world in […]

Climate Lessons Update – April 2017

Letter to Climate Change Educators It’s Earth Month and the time for action is now! No matter where you are in the country or the world, there are sure to be events in your community for you and your students to take part in and if there aren’t- plan some! Some of our favorites this […]

Climate Lessons Update – March 2017

Letter to Climate Change Educators It’s hard to avoid the news of intentions to roll back much of the progress the United States has made on climate change. It is disheartening to say the least and presents a challenge to those of us trying to instill students with hope for a better future. One place […]

Climate Lessons Update – February 2017

Letter to Climate Change Educators In this month’s CLU we’re sharing the LOVE! Links to resources: This and every CLU features many links to resources that sparked our interest. Take a look and use them often. Don’t forget to let us know how you’re bringing them into your classroom. Facebook, Tweet, and Instagram your climate […]

Climate Lessons Update – January 2017

Letter to Climate Change Educators We hope you enjoy looking back at the top ten most popular stories we shared this past year. They definitely illustrate the complexity of climate change and the various sectors of our world that are being impacted already. Our resolution for 2017 includes more intention about keeping in contact with […]

Climate Lessons Update – December 2016

Letter to Climate Change Educators Lately, our education program staff have been thinking about how to nurture imagination, knowing that without it, action is not possible. Students need to imagine where our actions will take us, and reimagine our future. At a recent talk from the Aspen Ideas Festival, two scholars discussed the role of […]

Your Window Into Marrakech: We Will Move Ahead

The COP22 negotiations produced the Marrakech Action Proclamation, which touted “irreversible momentum on climate” while calling for much greater ambition. The commitment to implementing the Paris Agreement remains firm, despite new uncertainty as to the future actions of the U.S. For their part, U.S. representatives did all they could to show the world that sub-national […]

COP 22: Looking Back and Forging Ahead

This year’s round of UN climate negotiations have officially come to a close, as six hours of overtime negotiations ended around 2AM on Saturday morning. While progress was made in advancing the implementation of the Paris Agreement, this “COP of action” hardly lived up to it’s name. Parties agreed to be inclusive, transparent, and open […]