Climate Education - Empowerment for Change

The Climate Emergency Forum and guests discuss a range of topics related to climate education, from hands-on restoration efforts to addressing food waste, combating misinformation, and encouraging political engagement. The speakers stress the urgency of taking meaningful actions to address the climate crisis.

This video was recorded on December 9th, 2023 at COP28 in Dubai, UAE, and published on January 21st, 2024.

John D. Liu discusses the Ecosystem Restoration Camps movement, which has created over 60 communities in 30 countries, emphasizing hands-on learning in ecosystem restoration. Reyanne Mustafa shares her unconventional journey into climate education, starting with addressing food waste through her company SOULMUCH Foods. Dr. Peter Carter highlights the importance of climate change education for young people, emphasizing the need to address denial campaigns and misinformation.

Paul Beckwith discusses the challenges of climate communication in the face of misinformation and the urgent need for interventions to cool the climate. Dan Galpern directs a message to young voters in the United States, urging them to participate in elections to address the climate crisis and protect democracy. The panelists emphasize the importance of education, engagement, and action to combat climate change and its impacts.


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