Lesson Plan Resources. Getting the Picture. Climate Change Connection. On this page, you will find resources that you can use to help you teach climate change in your classroom: Click a link in the list above to jump to that topic on this page.
Manitoba Emissions, Impacts, and Solutions: A Climate Change Resource for Grade 5 – 12 Teachers A great resource for Manitoba teachers to engage their students in the topic of climate change. Top of page These are Manitoba specific hands-on activities that can guide student learning: Carbon Footprint: A great activity for students to understand where emissions come from in their daily lives. Worksheet: Carbon Footprint (1 MB PDF)Background sheet for teachers: Carbon Footprint Backgrounder (125 KB PDF)Learning Outcomes: Carbon Footprint Learning Outcomes (128 KB PDF) Seven Things to Know About Climate Change. Free markets are often lauded for their efficient results.
In this connected age, there’s something like a free market of ideas. So ask yourself: If climate change weren’t a serious danger, would 195 countries have signed the Paris Agreement, pledging to try to keep the warming below 2°C (3.6°F)? Though shadowed by the new U.S. administration’s threat to withdraw from it, the agreement stands as one hopeful sign. The graph below, right, shows another: The cost of solar energy is plummeting. Even without a carbon tax—the most efficient way to wean an economy off fossil fuels—renewables soon may be cheaper sources of electricity. World energy consumption, 1990-2040, quadrillion Btus Cost by energy type, dollars per megawatt hour The switch from fossil fuels is still just beginning. SOURCES: EIA, Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
GUARDIANS OF THE PLANET. Through #MyClimateAction, National Geographic is sharing amazing stories of guardians of the planet – people who are proving the power of one.
This lesson plan is designed around a 5-minute short film telling a fascinating story of the Snow Guardian who has been fighting his own climate battle for over 40 years. The lazy person's guide to saving the world - United Nations Sustainable Development. End extreme poverty.
Fight inequality and injustice. Fix climate change. Whoa. The Global Goals are important, world-changing objectives that will require cooperation among governments, international organizations and world leaders. It seems impossible that the average person can make an impact. Teaching guides - GoodPlanet Foundation. Homemade Cleaning Wipes - Nature's Nurture. Homemade cleaning wipes are so easy to make, create zero waste, and are much healthier for you and the environment!
Food Comparison. Find Healthy Recipes, Nutrition Tips, and Guides to Healthy Eating. RMR: Guias gratuitos em pdf para vegetarianos e veganos. Deseja se tornar vegetariano(a) ou vegano(a) e ainda não conseguiu encontrar materiais de confiança para se sentir mais seguro(a) em tomar essa decisão?
A equipe Veguia pesquisou a respeito e reuniu neste post os melhores ebooks em PDF para baixar gratuitamente e feitos por profissionais capacitados para falar sobre o assunto. Também são ótimos materiais para quem já realizou a transição, mas querem tirar algumas dúvidas e saber mais dicas de como se alimentar melhor. Home - bioGraphic. New collaboration with G-Star to stop plastic microfibers - Plastic Soup Foundation. Amsterdam, 25 April 2016 – Machine washing of synthetic clothes is a big contributor to the plastic soup.
The Plastic Soup Foundation and G-Star RAW are calling on other fashion companies, washing machine manufacturers and the textile industry to support the international Ocean Clean Wash. “Leading European research recently showed that a fleece releases an incredible 1 million microfibers every time it is washed,” says Maria Westerbos, director of the Plastic Soup Foundation. The signatories of this initiative will contribute to the development of one or more innovative solutions to prevent the release of plastic fibers from garments in the future, such as fabrics that do not release microfibers or washing machine filters that capture the released fibers.
World's Easiest Decision. The Economist. The Global Goals. Sustainable Development Goals and the Post-2015 Agenda. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development sets out the global framework to eradicate poverty and achieve sustainable development by 2030.
The new objectives, a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), will be formally adopted by the international community at a dedicated UN Summit to take place from the 25 to 27 September. The 2030 Agenda was informally agreed by consensus at the UN in August this year. The Addis Ababa Action Agenda agreed in July also forms an integral part of the 2030 Agenda by setting out tools, policies and resources that need to be put in place to ensure that it can be implemented. The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development will respond comprehensively to global challenges. Atlas for a Changing Planet. Understanding natural and human systems is an essential first step toward reducing the severity of climate change and adapting to a warmer future.
Maps and geographic information systems are the primary tools by which scientists, policymakers, planners, and activists visualize and understand our rapidly changing world. Spatial information informs decisions about how to build a better future. Scroll down or click below to explore a sampling of maps from Esri's ArcGIS Online resource on these themes: 1. Understanding Natural Systems 2. 3. 4.