Tag: climate

Five years after the Paris Agreement, Education International is calling on governments to step up action against the climate emergency and to give priority to the implementation of climate competence for all

Tomorrow, December 12th, 2020, it will be the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement. As world leaders come together virtually to demonstrate their continued commitment, Education International calls for more ambition and further recognition of the important role education plays in tackling the climate emergency. Not enough progress Five years ago the heads of state […]

The Global Climate Literacy Campaign

In June 2020, the Education International Executive Board joined the global climate literacy initiative along with hundreds of other trade unions, education, civil society organisations, and individuals. The goal is to increase the understanding and knowledge of students of the climate crisis and to encourage action. The campaign is designed to make climate education a […]

Education International joins initiative for climate literacy

Education International and the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) joined global, regional, and national civil society, mostly environmental organisations, in the appeal responding to the initiative launched by EarthDay.org to convince governments to place a priority on climate literacy and to bring good quality, science-based climate change education into schools as part of civic education. […]