The IDB has developed a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) for teachers (and others who want to join) on how to work with primary and secondary-level students to help them explore climate change topics through interactive and engaging activities. To register, click here. … [Lee más...] about Welcome to the World’s Most Important Classroom: A New Course on Climate Change Education
by Rafael Contreras When she was only 17 years old, Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. By age 15, Liza Yaroshenko was already a renowned activist for the rights of HIV-positive individuals in her native Ukraine. By 22, Camilo Jimenez had founded the ECOPUNTOS initiative to work towards a greener Colombia through recycling. The world is full of countless … [Lee más...] about Young Leaders: Education to empower
by Emiliana Vegas It is a paradox. Paris, the city where the historical COP21 agreement was signed, has experienced in the last couple of days the effects of climate change through some of the worst floods in more than 30 years. Rainfall has been such that the Louvre Museum, the most visited in the world, was forced to close to protect art pieces from the torrential … [Lee más...] about Floods in the Louvre, climate change and an army of 117 million students
How many shades of green are there? Mother Nature and Crayola would say thousands. But the way the climate is changing, we might be coloring some regions in browns. That’s why we have to protect the global environment. But who can do such a task? Well, all those little hands that draw those perfect pictures can also create great outdoor scenes: live ones; ones that move, … [Lee más...] about The Greening of Little Ones!