Climate Education for children is essential to solving the climate crisis

Happy World Read Aloud Day! All over the world, authors, illustrators, teachers and librarians will read books to school students through the magic of the internet! In honour of #WRAD, Canadian children’s author + environmental education activist Andrea Koehle Jones will read her book, The Wish Trees: How Planting Trees Can Help Make the World … Read more

Talking to children and teens about climate change

Help your kids be part of the solution by Andrea Koehle Jones. (EcoParent Magazine, Fall 2021) “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, … Read more

Let’s give as many children as we can a free copy of The Wish Trees

The newly released expanded edition is tree-free + free on Kindle today until Oct 1. Calling all parents and teachers… Canadian author and children’s environmental education advocate is giving away free copies worldwide today until Oct 1, 2021. Please tell your friends with little babies, toddlers, preschoolers up to grade 2 – and anyone who … Read more

Goodreads Book Giveaway: The Wish Trees (100 copies)

Announcing the release of the 2021 expanded edition of The Wish Trees: How Planting Trees Can Help Make the World a Better Place and to celebrate I’m giving away 100 Kindle copies to children, parents, teachers and anyone who loves trees. The Goodreads giveaway is open September 25, 2021 – October 25, 2021. Goodreads Book … Read more

How protecting forests can safeguard us from future pandemics

Seeing the Forest for the Trees by Andrea Koehle Jones. (EcoParent Magazine, Spring 2021) Pandemics and Deforestation: Scientists warn the next deadly pandemic could be looming if we don’t take steps now to protect forests. Environmental journalist Andrea Koehle Jones investigates the connection between accelerating deforestation, biodiversity loss and pandemics. Pandemics like COVID-19 will happen more often if we … Read more

Recent United Nations Environment Meetings

The ChariTree Foundation has participated in-person and online in various recent United Nations environment meetings around the globe including: UN Climate Change Conference 2022 – UNFCCC COP 27 (upcoming in Oct 2022, Egypt) Bonn Climate Change Conference – June 2022 | UNFCCC (upcoming in June 2022, Germany) Stockholm+50 prep meeting held at United Nations General … Read more