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Pupils draft their own climate bill as anxiety grows over lack of guidance for schools

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Concerns are growing that UK children are not being taught adequately about the emergency The national curriculum barely mentions the climate crisis. Children deserve better | Fiona Harvey Like many young people, Joe Brindle, 17, is scared for the future because of the climate crisis. He is, he says, “angry about the injustice that is allowing the most vulnerable people in the world to suffer from the actions of the richest and most powerful”. So Brindle, who is preparing for his A-levels in Devizes, Wiltshire, decided to do something. On top of his studies, he founded a campaign group...
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The national curriculum barely mentions the climate crisis. Children deserve better | Fiona Harvey

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

The emergency should not be taught just in science, but in history, the arts and food tech too Pupils draft their own climate bill as anxiety grows over lack of guidance for schools There were toddlers in prams, babies in carriers, wrapped up against the cold, young children clutching placards and teenagers, thousands of them, banging drums and chanting protests. The energy and sense of urgency among the 500,000 climate marchers through Madrid at the last UN climate talks in December stood in stark contrast to the stalled, static and bloodless conference itself, where talks on the arcane...
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