Equally at Risk
Goal 13: Climate Action
13 – 21 years old
1 – 4 participants
- – knowledge of Goal 13 – Climate Action
- – knowledge about climate changes
- – make a presentation
- Reduce their carbon footprint
- What is climate change?
- How can you influence climate change?
- What are the effects of climate change?
- How day-by-by change can be better
Lifelong learning key competences
Social and civic competencies
Mathematical competence and basic competences in science and technology Mathematical competence and basic competences in science and technology Sense of initiative and entrepreneurship
Start by showing the documentary film by Leonardo di Caprio “Before the Flood” (or only parts of it)
Other shorter useful videos to introduce the goal/theme:
Climate Action: One World, One Agreement (1 min)
DiCaprio: UN is ‘last best hope of Earth’ to stop ‘impending disaster for all living things’
Our Changing Climate (13 min.)
Why People Don’t Believe In Climate Science
Climate changes affect our living conditions. Some places the consequences are so vast that they threaten the livelihood of the people who live there.
Introduce by showing the documentary film by Leonardo di Caprio “Before the Flood” (or only parts of it).
Divide the students into groups.
Let them find a region/country that is especially threatened by climate changes, and prepare a presentation of their challenges (who, what, where, why, when, etc.)
Suggestions: Tuvalu, Kiribati, Bangladesh, Mongolia, Lagos/Nigeria, the Maldives.
The presentation can take the shape of a cartoon, a Power Point presentation, a poster, a play, etc
Complete the reflection work sheet connected to goal no. 13
The first part of the work sheet is to be completed before class, but the remaining parts are to be used for summing up and evaluating the theme in class.
Look at the other exercises connected to goal no. 13 – Climate Action
Ideas for actions
”Take re-useable bags to the store”, “Air dry. Let your hair and clothes dry naturally”, “Drive less. Walk, cycle, take public transport or car pool”. Find more ideas for actions in the: “170 good ideas for daily actions to transform our world” here: http://www.youneedtoknow.ch/