• William C. Kyle, Jr. University of Missouri - St. Louis
Palavras-chave: Educação ambiental, Educação científica, Iniciativas escola-comunidade, Ativismo juvenil


No final do século XIX, cientistas começaram a advertir sobre a humanidade estar a aumentar a temperatura média do planeta, ao queimar combustíveis fósseis como o carvão. Há mais de um século, cientistas publicaram alertas focados nas mudanças climáticas e ambientais. Felizmente, jovens de todo o mundo estão agindo para garantir que prevenir a mudança climática é uma prioridade global. A 15 de março de 2019, centenas de milhares de jovens em todo o mundo saíram de suas escolas exigindo que governos, políticos, educadores, CEOs de grandes empresas e adultos fizessem mais pelas mudanças climáticas. Ironicamente, muitos políticos e educadores expressaram preocupação pelo facto de os protestos poderem interferir com a educação. Sério? Eu me pergunto porque será que aumentar a consciência em relação à crise global enfrentada pela humanidade é uma violação à educação de alguém. Espero que os educadores tenham sabedoria e coragem para responder às exigências dos...


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