Advancing Climate Change Environmental Education: Resources and Suggestions

Last year Amy Jolly, The Climate Center’s ECO2school’s Program Manager, was one of twenty-five people nation wide to serve on a best practice work group to advance climate education. The Climate Change Environmental Education POLCA (Project-based Online Learning Community Alliance) group was formed in the spring of 2013 as part of the U.S. EPA-funded project to develop multi-disciplinary climate education materials.  The materials produced by nine working groups are now available to all at

Formal and informal educators and professional developers will find research findings, standards, and teaching suggestions appropriate for social studies, language arts, science, and interdisciplinary teaching/learning—and links to valuable resources for working with learners from kindergarten to adult ages.