Friday, May 04, 2018

How to Teach Children About Sustainability and Climate Change


[While debate on various environmental topics rages on in our nation's capital, a new generation is out there that -- we all hope -- can bring positive change.  Emily Folk takes a look at how to teach children about sustainability and climate change.]

If you teach a child about the importance of sustaining the planet for the long term from the time they are young, then worries about climate change will lessen. Greenhouse gas levels are higher than they've been in 800,000 years
Whether this is from natural causes, human impact, or a combination of both remains debatable.  [Editor’s note: The National Academy of Sciences has concluded that climate change ‘is largely caused by human activities.”  http://dels.nas.edu/resources/static-assets/exec-office-other/climate-change-full.pdf ]