goal 13: TAKE URGENT ACTION TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE AND ITS IMPACTS
His first name is pronounced ‘Shoe-Tez-Caht’ and he's a 17-year-old indigenous climate activist, hip-hop artist, and powerful voice on the front lines of a global youth-led environmental movement. At the early age of six, Xiuhtezcatl Martinez began speaking around the world, from the Rio+20 United Nations Summit in Rio de Janeiro to addressing the General Assembly at the United Nations in New York. He has worked locally to get pesticides out of parks, coal ash contained, and moratoriums on fracking in his state, and is currently a plaintiff in a youth-led lawsuit against the federal government for their failure to protect the atmosphere for future generations. Xiuhtezcatl has traveled across the nation and to many parts of the world educating his generation about the state of the planet they are inheriting and inspiring youth into action to protect the Earth. His message has inspired youth to join the front lines combating the environmental crisis, as well as form Earth Guardian crews in over 30 countries.
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TEACHING GLOBAL GOAL 13: CLIMATE ACTION
Children's Literature resources
Kids Take ACTION!
It is not only important that children learn of the reality that is climate change, but they also need to learn what they can do about it! Here are some books that serve as a kid-friendly guide to global warming and provide potential action steps for children.
Renewable Energy Explained in 2 1/2 Minutes
his animation explains the different types of energy such as, fossil fuels, biomass, nuclear and renewables.
Alternative Energy | National Geographic
A new wave of technologies is on the verge of producing energy that's clean, renewable, and most importantly, affordable.
Schoolhouse Rock! "The Energy Blues"
Episode #32 of Schoolhouse Rock!: "The Energy Blues" | Original air date: 1978 | Music/Lyrics George Newall | Performed by: Jack Sheldon