National Geographic Kids Everything: Sustainable Energy is available now! Some ideas and concepts didn't make it into the final draft of the book, or they were edited in a way to make them more accessible to a younger audience (while the original is still very much useful for the older kids!). So to celebrate the official release date of the book, I offer up some 'bonus extras' for you!
Purchasing (electrical) power parity!
Today, after just 3 years of ownership, my #ElectricCar has paid for itself. How on earth did it manage that? I crunch the numbers...
Apprenticeships in the ‘green sector’ (not just Geography or STEM!)
If you're a Geography or STEM educator, and you're looking for a convincing arguement to get those youngsters into your courses as a way of increasing their options for the future. Then look no further! You're going to want to read this!
Is the future of transport “EV peasy”? Part 2
Is the future of transport "EV peasy"? Part 2 - Are they really economically and environmentally worth it? Features: @IEA, @nextgreencar, @UniversityLeeds, @guardian, @business, @MyEnergiLTD
Not by halves: The IPCC’s Special Report 15
Climate scientists report that now 'a half' is more important than ever, not to be done by halves. Sustainable development, particular energy, has a large role to play. Featuring @WEMCouncil, @IPCC_CH, @ConnectSDGs, @TheEnergyMix #icem2019denmark
Your thoughts: Interactive climate & energy visual tool
A 'mini' placement has me looking into a useful climate and energy visualisation tool. Calling for feedback on making it a potentially effective educational resource! Featuring: @WEMCouncil, @CopernicusECMWF
Fancy having an alternative bit of fun for an hour on Saturday evening? (Oh, and for no extra effort, you can support Planet Earth!)
Featuring: @earthhour, @WWF, @ToSaveourEnergy #EarthHour #EarthHour2018
Bottom’s up… here comes the sun! (Top-down can help, too)
An international competition for sustainable housing led by a government department shows that top-down and bottom-up can breed public-facing ingenuity and creativity when they meet in the middle.
Where the wind takes you…
Wyoming's landscape is awe-inspiringly beautiful and monotonous. But is change in the wind?