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Climate change and role of education

Mrs. Dipra Bharati*; Prof. Arvind Kumar Pandey**

* Research Scholar JRF, Department of Education,

Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi.


** Professor, Department of Education,

Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi.



DOI: 10.52984/ijomrc3101



Education plays multidimensional role since origin. No field remains untouched with the glory of education by itself being a renowned field. It is the means the attain our final goal in life. Education, creativity and innovation are the keys in the hands of human being to unlock any locked situation. Ever concerned issue of climate change is the focus of this article and researcher tries to establish its relation with education. Climate change is a phenomenon occurs naturally with very low rate but rises unevenly due to human activity. Quoto protocol, montreal protocol, Paris agreement e.t.c are few governmental efforts put forth to reduce the CO2 emission globally and maintain sustainability. The concept of climate change is recognise decade ago and trying to increase the awareness towards it but the current scenario shows that it is quite low. People are still careless about climate changes that occurring due to human activity which needs to reduce through proper educational guidance via diverse mitigation and adaptation strategies. This is possible only through promotion of climate change education. As a researcher we find a gap between knowledge and practice of human beings regarding climate change. So involving climate change education in curriculum is worthy in all avenues. This article talks about climate change, climate change education, various roles the education going to play in the field of climate change.

Key words: climate change, climate change education, mitigation and adaptation strategies, climate change action, sustainability.

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