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Opportunity

On Tuesday, December 13th at 6:30pm EST/3:30pm PST, join Picture Motion and Camping to Connect for an exclusive, virtual pre-release screening of WOOD HOOD, recent winner of Best Short Film at Banff, the world's largest mountain film festival. The film screening will be followed by a panel conversation exploring Nature Deficiency In Urban Youth, and should last about one hour in total.

Date and Time:

Tuesday, December 13, 2022, 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Resource

NAAEE is in the early stages of developing a set of guidelines focusing on climate change education and climate justice as part of the Guidelines for Excellence series. As with all of the others sets of guidelines, these will be developed using a public participatory process involving opportunities to review and provide input. If you would like to learn about updates in our process and provide input into drafts, please complete the following Google form: https://forms.gle/HpZjxepxAgN3Y2LG6

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Publication, NAAEE Publication, Blogs
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Learning

Join the Climate and Resilience Education Task Force’s Youth Steering Committee for a virtual youth-led panel with New York City teachers, Climate Education: NY Teachers on the Frontlines on Monday, December 12th, 2022 from 5:00 PM–6:30 PM EST.

Date and Time:

Monday, December 12, 2022, 5:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Monday, December 12, 2022, 4:19pm

Two women smile at the camera while each holding a mason jar filled with rocks, soil, and green vegetation.
During the Worldwide Teach-In last March, students created terrariums after learning about the environmental benefits of gardening and growing food. Photo credit: Kerry Hustwit / Neumann University
Blog
Moderator Endorsed: Global EE
Moderator Endorsed: K-12 EE

What's the Worldwide Teach-In? Learn about a bottom-up educational event led by educators and community members.

Learning

The Worldwide Teach-in on Climate and Justice offers weekly professional development webinars on teaching climate for non-experts. This week, we invite you to learn about how K–12 teachers can engage their students on climate change. We will also explore how improving students' writing skills can be vital in empowering their climate advocacy. Finally, we will be sharing information about how to participate in the Worldwide Teach-in on Climate and Justice, set for March 29, 2023.

A graph showing temperature change in North America since 1901, starting with blue-color stripes on the left which change to red as the timeline becomes more recent.
"Show Your Stripes" image showing temperature change in North America since 1901. Most recent temperatures are on the right. Image credit: Professor Ed Hawkins (University of Reading) showyourstripes.info
Blog
Moderator Endorsed: K-12 EE

Members of the Climate Change eePRO Group met at the NAAEE Annual Conference in October 2022. This blog recaps what was discussed and shares links to resources that were mentioned during the session.

A child looks down at a sandy beach while holding a trash bag
Photo credit: Chaleow Ngamdee / Shutterstock.com
Resource

Learn about the most pressing issues facing our ocean and what you can do to help. This vivid, easy-to-read handbook is a primer on ocean issues and ocean stewardship.

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Learning

The WorldWide Teach-In on Climate and Justice offers weekly professional development webinars for non-climate experts to learn how to teach about climate change every Wednesday at 10 AM and 9 PM Eastern Time. Topics vary each week. Check out this upcoming webinar for K–12 teachers to incorporate climate change into the classroom, no matter their subject.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 10:00am

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Resource

Issues for equity, adaptation and climate change. Urban planning and climate justice. Spatial inequality. Coastal development and adaptation economics. “Racially Just Adaptation” and more!

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Website, Audio recording
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Opportunity

Mosaic Movement Infrastructure RFP supports local to national movement infrastructure that enhances diverse and collaborative engagement on four key statutes and initiatives – the Inflation Reduction Act, Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, Justice40, and 30x30.

Date and Time:

Monday, October 24, 2022, 8:00am to Friday, December 9, 2022, 8:00pm

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Learning

The Worldwide Teach-In on Climate and Justice is offering weekly professional development webinars for non-climate experts to learn how to teach about climate. Join us each Wednesday at 10 AM and 9 PM Eastern Time for varying topics. See more for descriptions of the upcoming webinars and registration links.

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Learning

The Whale Museum (TWM) is holding an exciting virtual Gear Down Workshop for Marine Naturalists this fall on Friday, November 18. This workshop will be held from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Pacific Time and registrants will join sessions through the videoconferencing platform, Zoom. The theme of this “Gear Down” Workshop will be Ocean Sounds: New Discoveries!

Date and Time:

Friday, November 18, 2022, 1:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, November 18, 2022, 8:00pm

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Opportunity

Join Climate Generation's Window into COP27 delegation for a preview event leading up to COP27! This November, 12 delegates will attend the international climate negotiations in Egypt to represent the critical work of Action for Climate Empowerment (ACE): people-centered climate action.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, October 26, 2022, 1:00pm

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