Glossary Term

Climate change education

Education is an important element of the global response to climate change. Climate change education addresses the challenges of climate change and sustainable development facing both developed and developing countries. It helps people understand and address the impacts of the climate crisis, empowering them with the knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes needed to act as agents of change. It also enhances the education system’s preparedness for and responses to climate change, both in terms of mitigation and adaptation.