We help to ensure that the climate crisis is understood and acted upon. Be part of it.
Ivan F. Villanueva B.
After informing myself about the climate change in 2019 thanks to Greta Thunberg and many
others, I couldn't continue my life as it was looking at my children and imaging what they
would ask me in the future, like "knowing about the consequences, you didn't try to stop
Ivan has been an entrepreneur, programmer and vice-chairman of an European association of
SMEs for many years.
Knowing about the climate emergency and the danger it brings to human life and
health I could not start working as a medical intern after finishing my studies.
I´m convinced that education about the climate catastrophe is a key factor towards
the wellbeing of human existance. I love to participate in raising the awareness
of our need to act now on a political and personal level.
As parents, we have the responsibility to create a safe home for our children.
Let's help our children understand and protect the earth as a unique home for all
Karina Demeisi is a mother of two children and active at ParentsForFuture Berlin.
I carry the hope for a livable and happy future, also for the children of future
generations and I am actively part of the change I wish for our world. Since a few
years, I feel moved to work for a fundamental change, towards a sustainable
society. The knowledge about the climate crisis and the current findings (e.g.
about the remaining CO2 budget), strengthen my commitment for the health of our
earth and my determination to act.
Lena Schiller is a therapist, mother of 4 children and school founder.
Co-authors of the teaching materials
Years ago, I wished that teachers would get together to develop material for
schools on this important topic of the "climate crisis". This wish has now become
Ilka Friedrich is a teacher at a high school.
The opponents of effective climate protection often pose as fighters for freedom. When
freedom has such friends, it no longer needs enemies. Because the freedom of one
generation ends where that of the next begins. Developing the necessary skills to cope
with the climate crisis is impossible without ESD.
Harald Thielen-Redlich ist Lehrer für Chemie und Biologie am Privaten
St.-Josef-Gymnasium im Eifelkreis.
Many middle school and high school students show interest in the topic of climate
change. As a classroom teacher, however, I have found that most of the material
available is not aimed at my students. That is why I am involved in the Climate Action
Week, in order to open up access to this complex topic for my students as well.
Inger Holndonner is a mother of three and a teacher who, after three degrees and
more than 10 years as a freelance geographer, has found her home at a Bavarian
secondary school (subject combination: D/E/GPG/NT/WiB/Ku).
The dual crisis of climate and species extinction continues to play a subordinate role
in the school curriculum that does not begin to do justice to its magnitude. This is
not because too few solutions have been developed. On the contrary, solutions are
plentiful, most of them are well researched and very exciting for the classroom.
Strangely enough, however, teachers hardly find any teaching material on the subject.
I would like to make my contribution to change this.
Markus is a teacher of chemistry and biology at a high school in
Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. He is also the father of two children.
Unfortunately, climate change will increasingly affect our lives. In order to
slow it down, we need to act now and support children and young people in
(further) developing an awareness of this.
Gisa Schütze is a mother of two and a teacher at a support center and is committed
to bringing the topic of sustainability more into schools.