According to the European Commission Green Deal, climate change and environmental degradation are existential threats to Europe and the world. To overcome these challenges, Europe needs a new strategy that will transform the Union into a modern, resource-efficient and competitive economy. Educating young people about the climate, health and ecological crises contributes significantly to the Green Deal now and for the future of Europe.
Teaching the Future will enable easy access to scientific information through a climate data dashboard to data and reliable climate information sources.
By creating teacher training Teaching the Future will address the approaches necessary for young people to work with high quality scientific data and reliable information sources on the climate challenges being faced.
Teaching the future promotes an active citizenship approach that will engage youngsters in actively in their local areas using the enquiry-based approaches of citizen scientists to examine and address climate issues.