DOE to include lessons on climate change in K-12 schools’ curriculum

New York

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Climate Education Policy

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This resolution calls on the New York Department of Education (DOE) to create a K-12 curriculum that includes lessons on climate change. Citing the National Center for Science Education, this resolution highlights the importance of climate change education for the next generation, the results of climate change on the natural environment, infrastructure, economy, and national security, and maintains the idea that children should be aware of the impacts of climate change.

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2016

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New York City Council

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