Our very own Green World Ambassador

By |November 27th, 2015|

Huge congratulations to NAEE trustee and Coventry environmentalist and artist Gabrielle Back,  who has been honoured as an International Green World Ambassador at a presentation ceremony at the Houses of Parliament.

This recognition comes as a result […]

Our interconnectness

By |November 26th, 2015|

Exploring Global Issues: Social, Economic, and Environmental Interconnections is a student text and teacher’s Guide CD from the USA.  The text includes 24 chapters on topics such as food, water, economics, governance, health, air, globalization, and […]

Energy Trumps

By |November 24th, 2015|

Energy Trumps is a card game produced by the Centre for Alternative Technology, which enables players to learn more about different supplies of energy and the various positives and negatives features associated with each.

There are […]

Katrina, Sandy, Patricia, Abigale, Barney, …

By |November 23rd, 2015|

Have you ever wondered how weather systems get their names?

The Economist explains here.

The picture is Hurricane Sandy as it headed for New York in October 2012.  Our recent experience of Atlantic Storm Abigail was mild […]

How much food do you waste?

By |November 19th, 2015|

A recent report in the Guardian’s Environment section said that 1.3bn tonnes of food, about a third of all that is produced, is wasted every year.  This includes about 45% of all fruit and vegetables, 35% […]

Last Child in the Woods

By |November 17th, 2015|

Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods, will be the keynote speaker at a Montessori conference in London on March 12th 2016, and he may be staying on for a few more days for other presentations.  We’ll […]

From pessimism to hope …

By |November 16th, 2015|

Ben Ballin, from Tide~ global learning, has contributed a post to the Cambridge Primary Review Blog.  It’s titled From pessimism to hope: global learning and sustainability, and you can read it here.  It begins:
When the Cambridge Primary Review conducted […]

Teaching about El Niño

By |November 13th, 2015|

The Economist has a readable article on the current El Niño which is already wreaking its chaos on the world’s weather systems and economies.

There’s a great map which shows that where the losers are from […]

Rocky Rex rocks

By |November 11th, 2015|

Rocky Rex is a new science blog that’s aimed at non-experts.  It mixes climate change with other things, to illustrate that climate science is mainstream.

The picture on the right shows Rocky.

Recent posts are about the atmosphere, greenhouse gases, earthquakes and […]