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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Trudeau launches a new wave of ocean protections during visit to Bowen Island

“It is so hopeful, especially for children and youth to learn about meaningful efforts to protect ocean biodiversity for future generations.”  BOWEN ISLAND, B.C. — It was just last summer when the heat dome decimated starfish and shellfish populations up and down the BC coast.  Today Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced new efforts to protect marine … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more