Liverpool school warns of job cuts following council’s ‘energy error’

The governor of a primary school has said the mistake will have a “detrimental impact” on children

Nearly 85% of children are ‘concerned about air pollution’

Nearly half of parents don’t feel confident that they can understand what they can do to help fight against air pollution

New Jersey becomes first US state to add climate change to kindergarten curriculum

The update is a result of new guidelines announced by the State Board of Education and outlines plans for New Jersey’s 1.4 million students to study about climate crisis from kindergarten through to graduation

London schools trial backpacks with air quality monitoring sensors

The pollution levels of childrens’ journeys to and from their schools will be analysed

Scottish school to see sunny savings with solar

A Scottish primary school has installed a new rooftop solar system to help reduce its carbon emissions. Gartocharn Primary School, situated in the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, worked with local renewable energy firm Absolute to put the equipment into place. The panels have the capacity to generate 18,333kWh per year and join a […]

Primary schools get energy education scheme

An independent gas supplier has developed a series of energy based lesson plans. The ‘Bright Sparks’ education programme aims to give primary school pupils aged seven to 11 a basic idea of how energy supply works. CNG hopes it will help address the negative perception of the energy industry as a place of “confusion, doubt and even fear” by outlining […]

Solar powered computer unveiled in eco-school

A solar powered computer has been unveiled at an eco-friendly school in Merseyside. St Elizabeth’s RC Primary received the PC from technology firm Extreme Low Energy (ELe), ahead of an event this week hosted by the school’s Eco Council. The council is made up of pupils that meet to discuss how they can be greener and save energy in the school. The […]