Climate change is a topical contemporary issue that has resulted in heated international debate. It is certainly one of the most important environmental issues of our times and will impact greatly the lives of current students into the future. Through engaging with climate change, students can develop an understanding of the science behind it, as well as develop critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Climate change can be incorporated into a range of curriculum areas including science, geography, history, media studies and English.
Addressing climate change through AuSSI can help schools audit and improve their carbon footprint, as well as come up with creative ways to reduce their overall environmental impact.
The Australian Sustainable Schools Initiative (AuSSI) seeks to support schools and their communities to become sustainable