With extreme weather events occurring globally, it is crucial that students of all ages and society at large understand the importance of individual and collective actions to do all that we can to hold those to account who are contributing the greatest to anthropogenic climate change.
Special guests Cathy Orlando and Julie Johnston join Paul Beckwith and Regina Valdez in this panel discussion on incorporating climate science in national primary, secondary and tertiary education curriculums. Of equal importance is making climate change education accessible to the public through museums, libraries, continuing education courses, seminars, workshops and online media.
This video was recorded at COP26, Glasgow, Scotland, in the Durdle Door press conference room on November 10th, 2021, and published on December 28th, 2021.
Topics discussed include the following:
Cathy Orlando – Citizens’ Climate International Program Director; Climate Reality Leader
Julie Johnston - Sustainability Education Coach & Consultant with GreenHeart Education; Climate Reality Leader
Paul Beckwith - Climate Systems Scientist. Professor at the University of Ottawa’s Paleoclimatology Laboratory as well as at Carleton University
Regina Valdez - Program Director, Climate Reality Project, NYC. GreenFaith Fellow and LEED Green Associate
The UNFCCC’s COP26 Media Crew in the Durdle Door Press Conference Room
Charles Gregoire – Climate Reality Leader, Electrical Engineer, Webmaster and IT prime for FacingFuture.Earth and the Climate Emergency Forum
Heidi Brault - Climate Reality Leader, BA(Psychology), Library & Information Technician Diploma - Video production and website assistant - Organizer and convener, Metadata technician, COP26 Team Lead for FacingFuture.Earth and the Climate Emergency Forum.
Once again thanks to the following organizations for making our presence at COP26 possible:
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