Spotlight On: How to Talk to Kids About Climate Change
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Kids today will face the challenges of a warming world head on. They have a right to understand the realities of the climate crisis and what it means for them – and parents, guardians, caregivers, and educators have a responsibility to provide that knowledge as best they can.
During Spotlight On: Talking to Kids About Climate, we heard tips and best practices for beginning the climate conversation with kids from four leading experts – as well as the reasons why equipping them with the facts is so important.
Dr. Aaron Bernstein, interim director, The Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Barbara Martínez-Guerrero, an environmental and elementary educator with a focus on sustainability and conservation; executive director, Dream in Green.
Harriet Shugarman, author, How to Talk to Your Kids About Climate Change, Turning Angst into Action; executive director of ClimateMama.
Dr. John Fraser, a psychologist leading Knology, a New York think tank; editor, Curator: The Museum Journal; series editor for Springer Nature's Psychology and Our Planet.