The Conversation: “Climate Change is the Most Important Mission for Universities”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall If you thought the most important mission of universities was to provide kids with professional skills to help them get a better job, think again. Climate change is the most important mission for universities of the 21st century June 4, 2020 6.09am AEST Lauren Rickards Associate Professor, Sustainability and Urban Planning,…

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Are Stagnant Academic Standards Related to Fear of Climate Change?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall US academic standards are stagnating, despite huge investment in trying to improve the education system. Maybe its about time politicians and academics started asking why. ‘It Just Isn’t Working’: PISA Test Scores Cast Doubt on U.S. Education Efforts An international exam shows that American 15-year-olds are stagnant in reading and…

Educating kids to debate alarming climate claims

Important new project provides videos and short non-technical issue briefs for students Paul Driessen It’s time to challenge the steady diet of bias, false information and alarmism on climate change that students are fed in and outside of their classrooms. Science and public policy analyst Dr. David Wojick has launched an important new project to…

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Are Childless Climate Change Eco-Worriers Modern Day Shakers?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A commitment to not having sex (so no children) ultimately led to the decline of the 18-19th century Shakers as a significant religious movement. Reconsidering having kids because of climate change? You’re not alone MONDAY 11 FEBRUARY 2019 12:21AM Jo Lauder One in three women under 30 involved in environmental…

Connecticut to make Climate Change a Mandatory School Subject

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Dr. Willie Soon – Connecticut state representative Christine Palm is alarmed that some children in her district choose to spend all their school time focussing on traditional studies like mathematics and science instead of spending some of their time learning about the “life and death” issue of Climate Change.…