Interesting sites for climate & sustainability in schools

by Becky Parker

Supplied by Dr. Meryl Batchelder who is a leading teacher of climate and sustainability in schools and is passionate about the need for more climate education.

Climate & Sustainability teaching resources:

Sustainability resources for the School Estate:

Other useful organisations:

Useful reading:

  • Leadership for Sustainability: Saving the Planet One School at a Time by David Dixon
  • Sustainability Education – A classroom guide by Stephen Scoffham & Steve Rawlinson
  • Thrive: The Purpose of Schools in a Changing World by Valerie Hannon, Amelia Peterson

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About Becky

Becky teaches Physics and is passionate about empowering young people to act and innovate for the planet.

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