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Most parents want kids to learn about climate change, but most schools don’t teach it

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A new study paints a glaring divide between what parents want their kids to learn in school and what’s actually being taught.

Parents, regardless of political stripe, overwhelmingly want that to change.

In fact, according to a new poll conducted by NPR and Ipsos, more than 80 percent of parents are in favor of teaching of climate change in school…

Also of Interest:

Poll: Millennials care about climate change; Axios (02-26-2018)

The nonprofit Alliance for Market Solutions released new polling on millennial attitudes about the reality of human-induced climate change and efforts to combat it. Millennials are broadly convinced human-induced climate change is real and deserves action…

The young Republicans breaking with their party over climate change; Guardian UK (04-12-2019)

Lawsuit could put U.S. government’s role in climate change on trial; CBS News (03-02-2019)
A lawsuit filed on behalf of 21 kids alleges the U.S. government knowingly failed to protect them from climate change. If the plaintiffs win, it could mean massive changes for the use of fossil fuels…

Trump to planet: Drop dead, CNN (06-01-2017)
“America First” is becoming increasingly America alone. Somehow, Donald Trump has managed, with a single, desperate and ill-conceived stroke, to sever the United States from the rest of the world…


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