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Educator Voice: How this architecture teacher’s students are designing solutions to address climate change

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by Richard Knoeppel As a child growing up in the 1970s, I was part of a generation aware of the importance of taking care of…read more

Daily News Lesson: How nations can help address climate change

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Learn about the international negotiations that go into climate change reduction Continue reading

UN Climate Change Report: What your students need to know

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Talk with your students about the UN’s latest report on climate change and how young people can use their voice to support policies that protect the environment. Continue reading

New carbon capture technology may change the future of energy

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About 30 percent of our electricity in the United States is produced through coal, but coal-fired power plants produce a large proportion of the greenhouse gases that contribute to climate change. As a result, the W.A. Parish power plant in Texas is developing technology called “carbon capture.” Continue reading

Why does two degrees Celsius matter to climate change?

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At the climate talks in Paris this week, world leaders have a very specific goal: how to stop the Earth from warming by two degrees Celsius.
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