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.

Graphic showing Peril & Promise, Planet Forward, Al Roker of NBC's Today Show and SUNY-ESF student Calvin Bordas
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
The Today Show’s Al Roker is not afraid to call climate change for what it is — an urgent crisis.  Hear more in our latest episode of Planet Forward, seen on PBS's Peril and Promise and produced in association with ASU's Global Futures Laboratory.
Staff fill boxes with food at Pittsburgh area food bank

As the need for food continued to grow during the pandemic, the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank called on the Pennsylvania Army National Guard and opened an additional, temporary food box packing site. Food access, food security, nutrition, and environmental justice challenges are among the topics our fellows will explore in their stories this summer. (Melissa Murray/Creative Commons)

Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
Four students will produce stories at the nexus of food security, agriculture, and nutrition, and work under the guidance of GW’s National Geographic Professor of Science Communication, Lisa Palmer.
Wild fire and smoke eclipse an expanse of forest.

(NPS Climate Change Response/Flickr)

University of Rhode Island
Climate change affects us all in different ways. Here are five tips to reach your audience most directly.
George Washington University
Marine scientists are using information collected by everyday people to monitor sharks in the face of climate change.
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
Environmental justice has a seat at the head table with new EPA Administrator Michael Regan, in our latest episode of Peril & Promise.

2021 Planet Forward Summit host Frank Sesno in conversation with NBC’s Today Show weatherman Al Roker.

George Washington University
Here are five methods to make climate change more relevant to your audience from the guest speakers at the 2021 Planet Forward Summit.
George Washington University
Scientists recently identified an infectious cyanobacterium as the origin of vacuolar myelinopathy, a lethal neurological disease in wildlife.

(Francesco Frilli/Pexels)

The George Washington University
As heard at the 2021 Planet Forward Summit, here are 5 ways to boost your environmental story.

Despite how it looks, this is not a plate of eggs. It's a plant-based egg substitute that looks and tastes remarkably like the real thing.

Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
Would you eat plant-based eggs or lab-grown meat? Health and climate are inspiring change in what’s on the menu.
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
Our 2021 Summit event hosted some of the most compelling guests — and conversations — we've ever had. Whether you want to re-watch a portion, or check out the entire event, we have all the info here.

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