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Talking to 12 year olds about the environment

Last Friday, I had the opportunity to give a talk about conservation issues to a class of 12 year olds at the English National Programme at the Lycée International de Ferney Voltaire near Geneva. I had undertaken a similar exercise … Continue reading

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Children bearing “much reality” on climate change

Last week, I gave a second presentation to a class of 11 year olds in Ferney Voltaire near Geneva. How much do children this age know about climate change and does it matter? Pasted to the entrance to the children’s … Continue reading

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What 30 kids in France can teach Mr Gove

The UK Government has proposed that 11 year olds should not be taught much about climate change. This week I gave a one-hour talk introducing climate change to my son’s class at his school near Geneva, partly as a way … Continue reading

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