4C Reviews High School Climate Education Program

by 4C

In 2009, 4C presented the Alliance for Climate Education (ACE) -- a non-profit organization that conducts climate education assembly programs in high schools across the country -- with its Climate Change Communicator of the Year Award.

Subsequently, 4C, Yale and Stanford researchers collaborated with ACE to evaluate the effectiveness of its assembly program. The exciting results of that evaluation were published this week in Climatic Change.

In short, students who participated in ACE assembly programs became more knowledgeable about and engaged in the issue of climate change, and they changed their communication and conservation behavior in a number of important ways.