THIS IS PLANET ED.

We will unlock the power of the education sector to be a force for climate action.

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Our mission is to unlock the power of the education sector to be a force toward climate action, solutions, and environmental justice to help prepare children and youth to advance a more sustainable, resilient, and equitable society.

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We Believe

children and youth will lead our fight against climate change. We believe we must empower children and youth with knowledge and skills to build a more sustainable, resilient, and equitable world. View Our Goals

We Envision

a future where our 98,000 public schools are models for sustainability and the 50 million children and youth in these schools are supported and prepared to advance a more sustainable society. View Our Goals

Our Goal

is to launch a commission to develop an action plan and build a coalition to support the public K-12 education sector in moving toward climate action, solutions, and environmental justice. View Our Goals

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Mitigate

We will consider the needs and opportunities for schools to transition to more sustainable operations including energy, transportation, and food use.

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Adapt

We will consider needs and opportunities for schools to adapt and build resilience in preparation for disruptions related to climate change.

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Educate

We will focus on how teaching and learning can equip children and youth with the knowledge and skills to build a more sustainable world.

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Advance Equity

We will center equity to ensure the needs of Black, Latinx, Indigenous, Asian American and Pacific Islander, and other communities of color and under-resourced urban and rural communities are addressed.

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“It is still not too late to act. It will take a far-reaching vision, it will take courage, it will take fierce, fierce determination to act now, to lay the foundations.”

Greta Thunberg