We hope that Ontario’s young people will take active roles in protecting the environment and fighting climate change.
Below are some great sites that children, teens and young adults can explore to learn more about climate change and what they can do to help.
A calculator for kids that will help them determine the size of their carbon footprint, and what they can do to shrink it!
Earth Rangers for Kids (www.earthrangers.ca/kids)
Earth Rangers is an Ontario-based organization engaged in providing children with opportunities to reach their full potential and equipping them to lead future change.
EcoKids is Earth Day Canada’s environmental education program for children. It presents information in fun and exciting ways that increase awareness and encourage active community involvement.
A web-based initiative of the Ontario government developed to give elementary school teachers and students access to dynamic, practical, and inspiring information on environmental issues.
Also worth checking out…
Children’s British Broadcasting Corporation: What is Global Warming?
Lick Global Warming: A Campaign to Fight Global Warming
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Global Warming
TEENS AND YOUNG ADULTS
Green Street’s Youth Action Centre (www.youthactioncentre.ca)
Green Street is a national program that supports environmental and sustainability education programs to teachers and students across Canada.
FLICK OFF (www.flickoff.org)
FLICK OFF is a movement to fight climate change by getting Canadians to use less energy.
TreeHugger is the leading media outlet dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream. Partial to a modern aesthetic, it strives to be a one-stop shop for green news, solutions and product information.
A site developed by the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, designed for high school students and young adults. Its goal is to engage young people in learning more about the environmental issues facing our province, country and planet, and to inspire those young people to take action in helping improve the state of our environment.