Institute for Global Environmental Strategies

New Institute for Global Environmental Solutions (IGES) website now live! IGES is pleased to announce that it completed the renewal of its website. Since global environmental issues have attracted more and more attention, the new design emphasises ease of use and understanding, in order to make it...

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Sustainability Science Education

Arizona State University’s Sustainability Science Education program prepares PreK-12th-grade educators to integrate sustainability & science in the classroom.  Check out their Pinterest account for resources that their team has been working on for several years.  Lots of fun, open...

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ENVIRONMENTAL MIGRANTS AND THE FUTURE OF THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY

This report reviews existing data and research on predicted impacts of climate change in the Northwestern United States, and specifically focuses on the level of preparedness to accommodate new population growth due to climate migration in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Climate change impacts in...

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HAPPENING: A CLEAN ENERGY REVOLUTION

Now Available for FREE to Teachers  Watch as Robert Redford’s son James Redford explores the factors driving the transition to clean energy in his feature documentary HAPPENING. To further engage students, the Redford Center created TEACHING HAPPENING, an interdisciplinary, modular curriculum...

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Outdoor School Fully Funded!

Full State Funding for Outdoor School! Fantastic news! HB 5024, the budget bill that included Outdoor School funding passed the Oregon Legislature. With the Governor’s signature, Outdoor School will be officially fully funded at the full $46.8 M amount for the 2019-21 biennium! Thank you to...

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Understanding Climate Change

The new book, Understanding Climate Change, is now out. Published by NSTA Press, the target audience is 7-12 grade students and teachers. Volunteers at ClimateChangeEducation.Org have read “Understanding Climate Change” and highly recommend it. The book is an important and influential...

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Cloud Commons

Cloud Commons is our EfS Digital Library housing units, lessons, templates, assessment protocols, design tools, workshop handouts, videos and podcasts that support education for sustainability, aligned to EfS Standards and Performance Indicators. Purchase a 1 year pass for $189 and get access to...

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Action on Ocean

The ocean is life – every other breath of oxygen we take comes from the ocean. The ocean sustains life – 80% of biodiversity on this planet is found in the ocean. The ocean plays a vital role in the hydrological cycle and climate system (indeed, the ocean absorbs over 90% of the excess heat...

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Global Environmental Education Partnership (GEEP)

In October 2017, the Global Environmental Education Partnership (GEEP) launched a Call to Action to gather feedback on priorities for the field of environmental education (EE) over the next decade and beyond. To spark discussion, the GEEP identified ten potential actions environmental educators,...

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