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

New York schools to get lessons on improving energy efficiency

Eligible schools will receive free benchmarking services to measure, track and assess their energy usage and emissions

Ireland awards €7m for energy efficiency in schools

The pilot scheme is targeting a 33% reduction in energy consumption

Two million Londoners living in areas with illegal toxic air

That includes hundreds of thousands of children in the capital

Solar and storage for all public schools and health centres in Gambia

The project is receiving more than €183m of financial support

New site to help schools get smart about reducing energy bills

Many schools currently go through brokers, who can charge as much as 5p/kWh, which can add up to thousands of pounds a year

US grants $3.3m for environmental education programmes

They aim to help provide people with the skills to take responsible actions to protect the environment

UK funds solar project for Pakistani schools

The UK is funding solar panels for primary schools in a province in Pakistan. The Department for International Development (DFID) and the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) are providing £6.5 million for around 2,000 government schools in seven districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). Lack of basic facilities in government schools in Pakistan is said to […]

Sussex schools soar towards solar sustainability

Two schools in Sussex have installed solar panels to generate their own clean energy. The Three Bridges Primary School in Crawley and the Forest School in Horsham have joined the West Sussex County Council Solar Power for Schools programme, which has installed renewable energy systems on 11 schools to date. It aims to increase this […]

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 […]