Read about the successful World Climate Teach-In Day in Ébolowa, Cameroon in english
Universities and schools from a total of 88 countries downloaded climate lectures provided by this year's World Climate Teach-In Day. To date, more than 45,000 students have potentially been informed through the dedicated lectures which had been downloaded more than 1,600 times. Next year's Climate Teach-In Day will be dedicated to "Climate Change in Africa".
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UNEP's Achim Steiner asks students worldwide to look hard at the facts, look hard at the challenges but above all concentrate on the opportunities that climate change provides. Watch his video
The event will consist of lectures on different aspects of climate change prepared by reknowned experts in the field. The lectures will be prepared in a way that allows the contents to be understood by secondary school and university students. [More]
This section will offer a possibility to discuss about the World Climate Teach-In Day and the presentations.
| ||We heard a lot about mitigations and adaptations approaches to climate change, and pulling –sometimes- pushing climate awareness worldwide. Well, the issue here is whether or not we are able “NOW” to adapt our lifestyle to fit the new climate change requirements? If not we hope next generation got the adequate “adaptation-kit” to do so!!!
The World Climate Teach-In day is one of the initiatives that support climate change education in schools through providing multidisciplinary platform to discuss, exchange new ideas and provide innovative teaching materials. ...
| ||It is not easy to find a suitable teaching stuff for the education purpose in the elementary schools and universities. An integrated effort is worthwhile for the long run. World climate teach-in day is a more than great project for people who need the better understanding and correct knowledge in the era of climate change. NGOs can play an essential role in this regard. YS from Environmental Quality Protection Foundation, Taiwan.|
| ||Dear Ying-Shih,
a good place to look for material may be UNITAR, the United Nations Institute for Training and Research, try under http://www.unitar.org/environment.
I am not sure if they have the material that you are looking for, but if not, they may be able to point you in the right direction.
United Nations Environment Programme
| ||It is very curious for me how to participate with the international forum in scientific standpoint if a scientist from non-UN member wants to contribute in the solution of climate change?|
| ||This is a voice from Taiwan.|
| ||Dear Claire -
maybe a first step can be making your voices heard in such kind of in-formal forums like this one which allows you to reach a worldwide audience by a simple mouse-click.
Please check out also the upcoming worldwide online climate conference CLIMATE 2010 (www.climate2010.net) where you will have the opportunity to exchange your know-how and discuss interactively with researchers, policy-makers, business persons and further interested persons.
Best regards -
| ||The Teach-In-Day concept, developed by the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences as part of the "International Climate Change Information Programme" (ICCIP), has in this year been extended to become a truly global event, namely the "World Climate Teach-In Day" which will involve thousands of schools and universities across the globe.
Tell us your story - what do you do on June 4 for World Climate Teach-In Day?
| ||The School of Wood, Water and Natural Resources of the Faculty of Agronomy and Agricultural Sciences, University of Dschang (Ebolowa office, Cameroon) stated to organize a climate lecture on World Climate Teach-In Day, June 4, 2010.|
| ||In Gambia, the youth-led research and development organisation “Global Unification-The Gambia”, which fosters youth engagment climate change solutions, plans to organise a national students climate forum for which the lectures of the World Climate Teach-In Day 2010 will be used.|
| ||A lecturer from the department of sociology and anthropology of the Trivhuvan University, the first university in Nepal, established in 1956, participate with one of its master classes in this year’s World Climate Teach-In-Day. Special interest is paid to climate change effects and adaptation strategies of the mountain coummunites in Himalayan region.|
| ||A colleague from the Federal College of Education Kano, Department of Geography intends to hold two lectures on climate change for his students and colleagues – based on various of the Teach-In Day slides. Approx. 80 secondary students and between 150-200 NCE and degree students are expected to hear those lectures.|
|Brazil||Walter Leal||2010-06-04 09:11:59|| |
| ||The Federal University of Amazonas is organising a teach-in morning with a discussion on climate change and rainforests|
| ||That sounds great! Will that take place at this site or somewhere else? At what time is it?|
| ||A lecture and discussion on climate change impacts on the economy and society will be run by CESAM in Villa Clara.|
| ||The University of Durban is holding a lecture on climate change adaptation.|
| ||Environmental Quality Protection Foundation is trying very hard to translate the original lectures into Chinese for those people who need and want to participate in this event. We have submitted with more than 10 pieces of presentation today and will provide others as soon as possible. Hope it will be helpful for people.|
| ||EQPF(Environmental Quality Protection Foundation) has voluntarily conducted this wonderful job for this meaningful event.|
| ||Experiencing any technical problems? Post your questions here and we'll find a solution. |