NASA and UN team up for environmental data collection and use

They aim to promote and implement the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) programme

Governments agree to strengthen climate education and awareness

The decision will be formally adopted at the UN Climate Change Conference in Chile in December

Tree planting
Philippines introduces new law requiring students to plant trees

Elementary school, high school and college students will now have to plant at least 10 trees before they can graduate

Krzysztof Pikoń
Energy sector ‘needs not only the right knowledge, but also the right skills’

That’s according to InnoEnergy’s Energy Transition Programme Director Krzysztof Pikoń, who spoke to ELN in a new podcast about the challenges and opportunities posed by the ever-changing industry

Guest Blog: Scott Burrows – Young people inspired by the solar solution

As young activists from around the world strike for climate action today, I’ve been focussing on the upcoming sustainable energy and climate change programme which I am leading on.

Labour pledges to make climate change ‘core part’ of school curriculum

It has set out plans to ensure all young people are educated in schools about the social and environmental impacts of climate change

River pollution test
Chemical leak forces 34 Malaysian schools to close

Chemicals dumped into the Kim Kim river have caused 469 people to fall sick

‘Schoolchildren to swot up on UN’s SDGs”

The Chair of the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has urged the Secretary of Education to include the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the National Curriculum. Mary Creagh MP wrote a letter to Justine Greening, demanding inclusion of more awareness surrounding the goals in schools. In March, the previous EAC published a report which found […]

Schools can dream big and go green with £10k prize

A sustainable charity has announced a competition for secondary schools across the country to win £10,000 to spend on going green. The ScottishPower Green Energy Trust is calling on pupils in England, Scotland and Wales to submit their ‘Big Green Dream’ in the form of drawings, videos, collages, paintings or poetry. The charity will choose […]

Student digs might not be clean but they’re going green

  A new course aims to educate student renters about improving energy efficiency. The classes at Colorado State University, led by Dr. Anne Marie Merline, aim to teach students renting houses about efficiency. The professor says this is needed if the City of Fort Collins is going to reach the sustainable goals and targets set […]