17 Jun 2016

Ten Things Students, Teachers, Universities & Schools can do to help achieve the Paris Climate Goals

The issue of climate change is big and complicated. In our schools and universities, complex decision-making systems, budget limits and other constraints seems to slow down environmental and energy-saving ideas. But it is wrong to think that we don’t have a role to help ensure the Paris Climate Agreement really marks an essential turning point in reversing the harm we are causing to the weather. Changing our way of living is cultural more than scientific, and cultural change comes mostly from younger people. So what can they do?

CCA Director Mr John Sayer, upon his return from the UN Climate Change Summit held in Paris, has composed this concise action guide to share his observations and suggestions with students, teachers, universities and schools around the world. Interested parties are welcome to download this document for reference.