University experts are well placed to equip students with holistic climate knowledge and help teachers cover a subject that’s neglected by the Australian Curriculum.
Children walking and cycling to school has declined over the last 20 years.
Why we should free children from the deadening tyranny of being driven everywhere.
Greta Thunberg talks with Professor Johan Rockström about the coronavirus and the environment at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm, Sweden, April 21 2020.
During the pandemic, climate activists are thinking globally and acting digitally.
Schoolchildren participate in the global climate strike in Montevideo, Uruguay, September 20 2019.
Greta Thunberg has received a lot of abuse for her campaign to provoke global action on climate change.
Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg speaks as she takes part during the Climate Strike in New York. Tens of thousands of protesters joined rallies on Sept. 20 as a day of worldwide demonstrations calling for action against climate change.
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The kids are right when it comes to climate change, says an ethicist: adults have a moral and ethical responsibility to take the necessary actions to stop climate change.
Swedish activist Greta Thunberg’s passionate speech to the United Nations leaders summit on climate has fired up a sub-battle of the climate wars.
Scott Morrison told reporters he discussed climate change with his daughters, aged 10 and 12, but didn’t share, unfortunately, the girls’ views on the subject.
Striking for the climate.
Humans consume excessive resources with little or no benefits to well-being – and the politics of our economy are to blame. To counter the influence of industries in democracy, we must strike.
Young people around the world are joining the climate strike movement.
Mass strikes help target the psychological factors most important for acting on climate change, by emphasizing social norms and reinforcing the effectiveness of collective action.
A child jumps from a rock outcrop into a lagoon in the low-lying Pacific island of Tuvalu.
Climate deniers have joyously laboured to create a world potentially uninhabitable for our children. Our activism has failed, and rebellion may be the only answer.
Climate activist Greta Thunberg, centre left, joins a coalition of youth climate leaders and environmental groups during a climate strike outside the United Nations, Aug. 30, 2019, in New York.
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A research team of youth climate activists and academics is examining how environmentalists learn about solidarity and justice.
School climate strikes in London, February 2019.
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I have studied radical environmental groups for years – they will be key to keeping government honest.
Climate scientist Mark Maslin talks to his 13-year old daughter about why she’s going to a climate strike.
Days of protest by Extinction Rebellion have brought parts of London to a standstill.
The move has been likened to putting the country on a “war footing”, with climate and the environment at the very centre of all government policy, rather than being on the fringe of political decisions.
I helped write the IPCC 1.5°C report the number apparently comes from. But the truth is better – and worse – than that.
Greta Thunberg leading a march in Hamburg, Germany.
How can the climate strikers’ demands of system change be met?
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Four pieces of advice for young people wanting to fight climate change.
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Climate change will hit young people hardest, yet they cannot access the democratic processes that adults take for granted.
In these divided times, young people are uniting to claim a political platform and fight climate change.