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Climate Education News editor-in-chief: Andrea Koehle Jones


CLIMATE ANXIETY & KIDS by Andrea Koehle Jones

5 Tips to support children and youth with their ‘Eco-Anxiety’ The climate crisis is causing an increase in psychological distress in children and teens around the world. One of the most devastating impacts of unchecked climate change is climate anxiety: a chronic fear of environmental doom. Kids everywhere are reporting emotions ranging from sadness and…

Nature groups give high marks for new federal commitment to a high ambition action plan to halt and reverse nature loss

Thursday, December 15, 2022 At COP15, Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, raised the bar by committing to advance a wide-ranging domestic action plan to halt and reverse nature loss in Canada December 15, 2022 – Unceded territory of the Kanien’keha:ka – Montreal. Today at a COP15 panel hosted by Nature Canada in Montreal, Steven Guilbeault,…

As COP15 opens, Canada pledges down payment for international finance for biodiversity

“Children and youth are the future stewards of the planet and we urgently need to conserve, restore and safeguard the environment for them. The ChariTree Foundation welcomes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement today of $350 million in new international finance for biodiversity,” said Andrea Koehle Jones, Founder & Children’s Biodiversity Education Advocate, The ChariTree Foundation….

COP27 establishes historic fund for loss and damage, led by the collective action of Global South leaders and allies and civil society

For immediate release. SHARM EL-SHEIKH, EGYPT, 20 November 2022: COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh has ended with the historic creation of a United Nations loss and damage fund, directly tackling the consequences of climate inaction and fossil fuel expansion. Climate Action Network Canada joins communities from the Global South, island states, and civil society worldwide in…

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: Let’s Build More Outdoor Classrooms

CLIMATE EDUCATION FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: The ChariTree Foundation is helping build even more #OutdoorClassrooms. Apply by September 16, 2022 if your Canadian school or summer camp is building an outdoor classroom for environmental education programs for children and youth. Instructions here. (Sept. 16 grants are now closed. We will announce new grants on this site and…

Kids are counting on Trudeau to protect oceans

Children can already see the impacts of climate change right here on the coast and they are worried. BOWEN ISLAND, B.C. — When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau launched an expanded oceans protection plan from Bowen Island last week, kids were watching. “There’s no time to wait. Let’s do all we can now to stop the…

Talking to children and teens about climate change

Help your kids be part of the solution by Andrea Koehle Jones. (EcoParent Magazine) “Climate change is the greatest threat facing humanity today and our kids will hear about it in school, on the news and from friends so I think it’s critical that we talk to them about it.” – Tzeporah Berman, environmentalist, author, and…

A forest walk with your child will never be the same: A book review of Suzanne Simard’s FINDING THE MOTHER TREE by Andrea Koehle Jones

By perceiving trees as possessing qualities we normally ascribe to intelligence and generosity, are we more willing to protect them?  “When children can relate a forest to their own friendships and family relationships, then they will better understand that forests are connected and we are connected to nature as well.”— Suzanne Simard, Finding the Mother…

The world must halve emissions by 2030: IPCC report shows need for just and systemic transformation, fossil fuel phase-out

Climate Action Network – Réseau action climat (CAN-Rac) Canada Press Release For Immediate Release Unceded Algonquin Anishinaabe Territories [OTTAWA], 4 April 2022: Today’s report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) shows that a climate-safe, more just future is possible – but current governments’ plans won’t get us there. To limit global temperature rise to…

The ChariTree Foundation is at the United Nations General Assembly today

“Climate change is already a humanitarian crisis and kids are worried. Let’s grow inclusive and transformative free environmental education opportunities, especially for children and youth in regions hardest hit by the climate emergency,” said Andrea Koehle Jones, Founder, Executive Director and Children’s Climate Education Advocate, The ChariTree Foundation. “Stockholm+50 offers a powerful opportunity to prioritize…

The ChariTree Foundation is creating hope for kids at #COP26

“Let’s create hope so leaders can bridge their differences and take immediate positive action especially for children and youth. They are among the least responsible and most at risk from the impacts of the #ClimateEmergency.” — Andrea Koehle Jones, Founder and environmental education advocate, The ChariTree Foundation. Andrea is at #COP26 (The United Nations Climate…

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