Why we can’t solve the climate crisis without schools — and teachers

Published by the Los Angeles Times: A a new report — released Thursday and shared exclusively with The Times — explores how K-12 schools can educate students about climate change, while contributing to climate solutions themselves. It’s a fascinating read, full of useful ideas for teachers, lawmakers, government agencies, school districts and kids. It was written by university researchers and staffers at a variety of nonprofits, advocacy groups and other organizations, with funding from the Schmidt Family Foundation, which is backed by former Google Chief Executive Eric Schmidt and his wife, Wendy. The report’s basic argument is that schools are uniquely positioned to help solve the climate crisis.

NBI’s Reilly Loveland Falvey was instrumental in producing the referenced report as both a working group member and a contributing author.

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