Colleges & Education
Innovation doesn't just happen in a beaker, some teachers are creating new ways to inspire students to learn more about climate change, and changing their own campuses in the process.
Planet Forward Correspondent | Franklin & Marshall College
If you want to get more involved with green activism but don't know where to start, then this a must-read!
Planet Forward Correspondent | Eckerd College
Eckerd College President Donald Eastman III signed the Break Free from Plastic Pledge on Nov. 5, making it the first college in the United States to implement a comprehensive ban of unnecessary single-use plastics.
George Washington University
At the end of our time in Rome, I spent a day exploring the ancient city of Pompeii. Just as Pompeii experienced a catastrophic environmental event in 79 A.D., we in 2019 are facing down climate change on a global scale.
University of California, Berkeley
I found it comforting to know that in a highly polarized political climate, countries are willing to put aside their differences to ensure that the most vulnerable in their society are able to thrive.
Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY-ESF
When I entered the headquarters of the FAO on Monday morning, I knew the week ahead would include breakthroughs and realizations — not only for myself, but for the world.
University of Mississippi
I had impatiently waited to attend the Committee on World Food Security for the past four months. Little did I know that I was about to step inside a place that would dramatically change my perspective on global issues.
Climate change is simply scientific fact for Illinois school districts regardless of political party
Planet Forward Correspondent | Northwestern University
“It's just a statement,” teacher Anna Kraftson said of climate change. “There's data. It's not like ‘I believe in this’ or ‘I don't believe in this.’"
SUNY College at Brockport
Campus sustainability is becoming more of a necessity for colleges and universities to not only answer a student call to action, but for the planet.
Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Arizona
Mothers, like Janet Rothers of Arizona, believe it is important to let their young children know that climate change is going on in the world.