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Connections: How Should Climate Change Be Taught In High Schools?

Feb 22, 2016

Why are high schools so ineffective at teaching climate change? A new survey in the journal Science found that teachers spent very little time on climate change in the classroom. Many teachers say they don't feel trained well enough to teach it. Others might feel pressure because the issue has become politicized.

So, how should it be taught? Our panel has experience with that question. Our guests: