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Climate Change Education

The Survey Story

Ann Reid | Posted 02.17.2016 | Education
Ann Reid

Last Friday, February 12, the very first national survey on the teaching of climate change in U.S. middle and high schools, was published in Science m...

Two-Thirds Of U.S. Science Teachers Misinformed About Climate Science

TakePart | Jade Walker | Posted 02.12.2016 | Science

A nationwide survey of 1,500 middle school and high school science teachers released Thursday found that nearly two-thirds of educators are not relyin...

Alabama Students Will Finally Be Required To Learn About Climate Change And Evolution

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 09.15.2015 | Science

Students in Alabama will be required to learn about climate change and evolution for the first time next year, after officials announced an overhaul o...

Rebecca Klein

These Proposed Texas Textbooks Get Climate Change Wrong

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 09.15.2014 | Green

The opposition to new social studies textbooks in Texas is building its case. Last week, critics contended some of the proposed books distorted histor...

The Power of Poop: Using Humor to Inspire Kids About Climate Change

Denis Thomopoulos | Posted 08.28.2014 | Green
Denis Thomopoulos

There are very serious issues affecting animals and the environment. My jungle characters began to speak up, and who was I to stand in their way?

Three States Pushing ALEC Bill to Require Teaching Climate Change Denial in Schools

Steve Horn | Posted 04.03.2013 | Green
Steve Horn

January has just ended, yet ALEC has already planted its "Environmental Literacy Improvement Act" -- which mandates a "balanced" teaching of climate science in K-12 classrooms -- in the state legislatures of Oklahoma, Colorado, and Arizona so far this year.

On Climate Messaging, the Devil Is in the Details

Mike Bellamente | Posted 06.02.2012 | Green
Mike Bellamente

If climate change is humanity's greatest challenge, a close second must be uniting people around the common goal of overcoming it.

They're Coming for Your Kids

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 04.17.2012 | Education
Shawn Lawrence Otto

Recently leaked budget documents from the Heartland Institute, the leading voice of climate change denialism, lay out plans to spend $100K on a phony K-12 science curriculum based on propaganda.

The State of the Union's Climate Education

Bill Chameides | Posted 03.28.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

In his State of the Union speech this week, President Obama did not have a whole lot to say about climate change. But he did emphasize education. Does climate change science get a passing grade in America's classrooms?