2.1.2 Climate change and our shared responsibilities

Taking action against climate change is not only the responsibility of the industries and governments, but also each community and individuals.

In a world of more than seven billion people, each of us is a drop in the bucket. But with enough drops, we can fill any bucket.
David Suzuki

The sub-topic  climate change and our shared responsibilities can be integrated into the CAPS curriculum.

There are easy and simple ways for each of us to make a high impact and reduce our carbon pollution and persuade others to do to the same. Figure 1 lists some of these actions.

Figure 1: Tips to reduce your carbon footprint and take action against climate change (UNEP, 2020)

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For additional information on climate change, click below. You can also refer to the Fundisa for Change Core Text to better understand climate change.

Study the climate change lesson plan below and answer the questions that follow.

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Climate Change Lesson Plan

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