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Climate Kids Program Integrates Tribal Perspectives

Climate change impacts Tribal communities in a variety of different ways — check out some of the new tools our Climate Kids program has created to ensure that Tribal perspectives are represented in our educational offerings. Climate change impacts Tribal communities in a variety of different ways including drought, water availability, and heat events which affect food security, public health, and natural resources with social, cultural, and biological significance. Tribal members and Tribal environmental professionals working with the Climate Science Alliance expressed the need for science-based education and outreach to increase community engagement on these issues. In response, the Allian

Alliance Connects with Sustainable Fashion and Design Students

This month the Climate Science Alliance visited Orange Coast College to connect with students in the Apparel Industry Sustainability Program to talk about fashion and it’s intersection with our changing climate. Check it out! Photo by: theSource “Textile production is one of the most polluting industries, producing 1.2 billion tonnes of CO2 equivalent (CO2) per year, which is more emissions than international flights and maritime shipping. Over 60% of textiles are used in the clothing industry and a large proportions of clothing manufacturing occurs in China and India, countries which rely on coal-fuelled power plants, increasing the footprint of each garment. It has been stated that around

Climate Kids Head for College

The Climate Science Alliance is excited to announce that our Climate Kids Ambassadors are taking their skills to college, and taking all their climate lessons with them! Read the inspiring story of our Ambassador Maya Cota and the difference she continues to make as she starts a new adventure as a first year student at CSU Monterey Bay! "As a part of the younger generation I can vouch for the importance impressed upon us of time and the time we have to positively impact everything around us, most importantly our planet. We have reached a point in which the youth are going to have a great, if not, the greatest significance in the world and working towards bettering it.” - Maya Cota, Climate K

Climate Kids at Elementary Institute of Science Open House

The Climate Kids team joined the Elementary Institute of Science last month for their 2019 Open House. Students and their families were invited to visit the Institute, participate in science experiments, meet local scientists, and much more! The Climate Kids team joined the Elementary Institute of Science last month for 2019 Open House. Students and their families were invited to visit the Institute, participate in science experiments, meet local scientists, and much more! Alongside Climate Kids, students explored the causes, effects, and impacts of climate change on a global and local scale. Students engaged in a hands-on games to learn ways they can help protect the earth and San Diego eco

Climate Kids Plant Trees with Solidarity Farms

In collaboration with Indian Health Council, Chia Cafe Collective, and Solidarity Farms - Climate Kids participated in a tree planting and educational event in Pauma Valley. See what these students accomplished! In collaboration with Indian Health Council, Chia Cafe Collective, and Solidarity Farms, Climate Kids participated in a tree planting and educational event in Pauma Valley. Climate Kids educators worked with Tribal youth to explore the impacts of climate change both globally and locally - helping students to understand what actions they could take to help the earth. As a way to lower their carbon footprint and help cultivate the farm, students then participated in planting several tr

The CWC Team Met with Tribal Partners at the 3rd Stakeholder Workshop

The Climate Science Alliance, SDSU’s Institute for Ecological Monitoring and Management, and Pala Band of Mission Indians host the third “Connecting Wildlands & Communities” project stakeholder workshop. The Climate Science Alliance, SDSU’s Institute for Ecological Monitoring and Management, and Pala Band of Mission Indians hosted the third “Connecting Wildlands & Communities” project stakeholder workshop. Workshop attendees representing Tribes within the project area learned more about the stakeholder-driven effort and participated in feedback sessions focused on water, wildfire, biodiversity, and planning. If you missed this first series of workshops, we invite you to participate online by

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