Join our free webinar which introduces new insights into understanding the motivations and attitudes of young people towards the climate crisis, and in bringing youth voices into net zero planning at all levels.
The time to act on the climate emergency is right here and now. The UK will host the United Nations COP26 in Glasgow in 2021 and this brings a unique opportunity for young people to influence our response to the climate crisis. InterClimate Network is delighted to join again with the London Borough of Hounslow and Hounslow Education Partnership to offer an event to bring this critical COP26 debate to life.
InterClimate Network (ICN) is delighted to be working again with Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to offer a secondary schools’ event to bring the critical COP26 debate to life.
Schoolchildren from six local schools will take on the role of negotiating teams during COP26 at a unique youth summit, and engage with local decision-makers.
This Bristol event is set to bring climate issues to life for local young people through a mix of UN-style global negotiations and interaction with local decision makers.
InterClimate Network is delighted to join again with Cheltenham Council and other local partners to offer an event to bring this critical COP26 debate to life.
This InterClimate Network (ICN) session is intended for teachers and educationalists who are interested in running a UN-style COP26 conference in secondary school settings.
Free teachers’ workshop, for teachers and TAs of all Key Stages, with Michila Critchley (Programme Manager, InterClimate Network). How do we teach children and young people about the climate crisis and COP26 in a responsible way?
This is the first training for teachers from France, Hungary, Italy and the UK for the Erasmus+ I-CAN project. ICN is excited that as one of the international partners in the collaboration, teachers from our network are taking part.
ICN convenes monthly twilight Climate Action meetings for teachers and others in the area interested in stepping up action this year.
InterClimate Network (ICN) was part of a great line up of speakers for a session on sustainable careers and skills in a series of webinars organised by Solihull College and the Solihull Council sustainability team.
“Thank you so much for organising this opportunity, our boys absolutely loved the conference and were keen for it to continue all day.’
Teacher feedback, Merseyside Schools Climate Conference 2020
Liverpool World Centre and ICN are working together to offer a virtual Climate Conference for Merseyside secondary schools on the morning of Wednesday 2 December 10:30-13:00.
InterClimate Network (ICN) was extremely pleased to be part of this online summit organised by Sarah Lardner and her colleagues at Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council. Our team lead a session specifically for secondary schools to share our own plans and vitally, to discuss with a range of teachers and organisations the opportunities and constraints (see Table 1) for more student-led climate action in 2021.
Session 3 of this online summit is open to all secondary schools and colleges interested in sustainability and climate action including eco-groups and other interested students and staff.
ICN is delighted to have a session about our new COP26 Classroom Resource in the Youth Climate Summit 2020.
Experts to help ICN develop a Climate Change Behaviour Survey
Reading Schools Debate Global Ambition on Climate Change and Pledge Local Action
Secondary students from Bristol and South Gloucestershire met to debate global climate change, and local action.
Students from across Solihull met in the Civic Suite on 28th November to debate climate change and to develop their ideas for local actions.
Students from Gloucestershire schools met in Cheltenham on 26th November for an intense debate the 'wicked problem' of international climate change, and to work with local experts on what they could do themselves.
Students make climate action their main goal at ICN's Hounslow Climate Conference.
Politicians were challenged by Sixth Formers on Climate Change and behaviour at and event on 18th October when Vision21 in Cheltenham celebrated their 25th Anniversary!
ICN was delighted to run a Climate Action Workshop with 87 hugely engaged students from Reading Girls’ School Year 8, and forming part of their wider STEM day programme.
Reading students played a big part at Reading’s 3rd Climate Strategy Consultation on 13th June 2019. Their contribution at ICN’s Reading Climate Conference in 2018 had been mentioned when the Council motion declared a Climate Emergency in February.
Students at Go Green Day at Dinas Brân school, Llangollen generated 150 ideas about travel, energy, single-use plastics, and food waste. The school council met with councillors in May to press for removing all single-use plastics from school.
Teams of students from secondary schools in four areas met to carry out their own COP24 debate on progress towards the Paris Agreement and try to negotiate raising ambition for more action.
ICN was delighted to hold its National Summit 2018 in Portcullis House, Westminster. The Summit was the culmination of our 3-year ‘Climate Voices I’ project. The Programme provided opportunities for 13 – 19 year olds to broaden their critical knowledge of climate change and develop their voices on climate issues through work and debate with decision-makers.
Echoing the November COP23 climate talks in Bonn, young people from secondary schools showed the world how to raise global ambition at four dynamic meetings in their local Council Chambers.
Running at the same time as the crucial COP22 climate talks taking place in Marakkesh, 175 young people from 14 secondary schools in Cheltenham, Reading and South Gloucestershire showed the world and their local politicians the way forward.
As United Nations delegates gathered in Paris for COP21 we were pleased to run a series of model Climate Conferences for secondary school students across the South West and South East of England.