Even without the imposition of climate change, caring for the environment  is a pre-requisite for survival. While many environmental issues may lie in the domain of government control, communities that are better informed about such matters are more able to adapt to catastrophic environmental events.

The education system – and specifically the SADC Care and Support for Teaching and Learning framework – offers an effective vehicle to drive a response to the very real threat of climate change and related anthropogenic impacts on the natural environment.

Download: Learning Brief – climate change

Learning Brief: The role of education in addressing climate change