2020-December-5th

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News from Coventry Climate Action Network

Hello reader,

Below, you'll find news and articles added to the Coventry Climate Action Network website CovCAN.uk during the past week plus some forthcoming events related to climate change.

Please send me any news or information you would like to add to the site.


Philip Brown
philip@unacov.uk

Forthcoming Events

Click here to see the list of forthcoming climate-change related events.

Covid-19 is nature's wake-up call to complacent civilisation

The Guardian published an article by their columnist George Monbiot on 25 March which raised some of the same points we raised in our article "Will We Learn Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic?" published on the same day. He concludes by saying There are two ways this could go. We could, as some people have done, double down on denial. …
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Will We Learn Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic is teaching us what happens when you try to face a global emergency without preparation or global cooperation. Wuhan Communist party officials  started off being in denial of any problem, which gave the virus a chance to spread. Most nations responded too slowly, although few were as much in denial as Donald Trump who said "It will go …
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Sustainability and Environmental Education (SEEd)

Sustainability and Environmental Education (SEEd) SEEd supports and enables educators and young people to place sustainability at the heart of their work and learning. They aim to be the main hub for bringing together, sharing and enhancing best practice in sustainability and environmental education. They are about change at the following levels: individual (facilitation course, online offers) institutional (SSA, evidence, …
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Learn to Facilitate for Sustainability

Book your place on SEEd's next Facilitation & Leadership Course! SEEd's Learning for Sustainability: Facilitation & Leadership Course is specifically designed to give you the skills, tools, and support you need to embed sustainability, and make real change happen. The April course has been postponed, and will now be running on the 13th & 14th of June 2020. They run …
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Joining the Youth4Climate Strikers one year on

This article by Isa Clee was first published on the Sustainability and Environmental Education (SEEd) website. On the morning of Friday 14th February, I set off for the Freedom Arch in Stroud to join the Youth4Climate school strikers. It’s been a full year since they first walked out of their classrooms to strike on behalf of the planet and I …
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