Comment: Here’s How To Radically Change The Way Britain’s Schools Teach Climate Change

Source: Desmog UK


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Joe Brindle and Eleanor Andrade May both volunteer for Teach The Future, a youth-led campaign pushing for broad climate education in the UK

The UK is currently facing an unprecedented challenge: we desperately need to reach net-zero emissions to avert the worst effects of the climate crisis, but we cannot do this without a workforce equipped with the right skills and knowledge. 

A recent report by the Aldersgate Group found the UK faces a deficit in green skills needed for jobs in renewable energy, electric transport manufacture and low carbon building construction, and that this shortfall is severely limiting potential emissions reduction.