Energetic Partners and Supporters:
Kristy Nguyen, W!se Institute NYC; W!se creates specialized teaching modules for New York City public high schools, and Energetic has become part of their new sustainability module. – Letter of Support
Dr. Greg Guannel and Ariel Stoltz, Caribbean Green Technology Center, University of the Virgin Islands – Letter of Support
Context for Energetic:
“The coronavirus has produced an unprecedented drop in carbon emissions. But to avoid catastrophic warming of two degrees Celsius, we need to cut emissions 50% faster still, every single year this decade.”
“Social tipping dynamics for stabilizing Earth’s climate by 2050” Otto, et al. PNAS February 2020
“[Social tipping interventions] in the education system.
Many examples of research confirm the role of education in social transformations (114) and tackling climate change concerns (115, 116)…While many teachers include some, often thin, coverage of climate change (117), comprehensive approaches at all levels of public education are still rare. Lack of knowledge about the causes, impacts, and solutions to climate change was the most easily identifiable individual barrier to engagement in climate action…(118)”