Through education, organizations like the Alliance for Climate Education are effectively combating the greatest enemy to solving the climate crisis: ignorance. And once we are armed with knowledge, young people have the passion, the energy, and the power to shape our future.
If kids spend five days a week for eighteen years in a sustainable environment, not only will they emerge happier and healthier, but sustainability will become the norm because it is all they have ever known. It starts with education, and it starts with schools. That’s how you solve problems.
Our generation has power. Our generation has influence. Encouraging students’ early recognition of these truths through education will, in the end, save us all.