As Extreme Weather Batters Schools, Students Are Pushing For More Climate Change Education

Though climate change education varies across public schools in the U.S., extreme weather impacts are affecting them all.

In the U.S. and around the world, the impact of climate change on primary education is becoming increasingly difficult to ignore, both inside and outside the classroom. As heat and flooding threaten the physical environment, pedagogical—and political—debates rage over how and what to teach students about their rapidly warming planet.