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As the Glasgow summit gets the world talking ‘net zero 2050’, students can learn all about climate change – from the causes and impacts to what we’re doing to about it – in our new education kit

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Understanding climate change

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PART 1: People talk about climate change a lot. It’s good to know what it is and why it’s a big issue

An undated handout photo taken by Greg Torda and released ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies on April 10, 2017 shows a diver examines bleaching on a coral reef on Orpheus Island.   Coral has been bleached for two consecutive years by warming sea temperatures on Australia's Great Barrier Reef with "zero prospect" of recovery, scientists said on April 10, 2017, blaming climate change for the large-scale destruction. / AFP PHOTO / AFP PHOTO AND ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies / Greg Torda / --EDITORS NOTE--- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT "AFP PHOTO / GREG TORDA  / ARC CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR CORAL REEF STUDIES" - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS- NO ARCHIEVE

How climate change affects Australia

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PART 2: Just like other places in the world, Australia is counting the cost of climate change. Bushfires, droughts, floods and coral bleaching on the Barrier Reef are all part of the toll


Meet the greenhouse gas makers

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PART 3: Human activity is warming our planet. We look at where greenhouse gases come from and which countries are the biggest emitters

How the world is working as one

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PART 4: The Paris Agreement was a turning point in bringing countries together to fight climate change. How we’re doing will be in the spotlight at a conference in Glasgow in November

Australia’s climate plans and promises

Student activists from School Strike for Climate Australia (SS4C) hold a 'Solidarity Sit-down' outside the Victorian Parliament in Melbourne, Friday, November 29, 2019. (AAP Image/Erik Anderson) NO ARCHIVING
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PART 5: As a party to the Paris Agreement, Australia has agreed to join the fight against climate change. But just how are we doing?

Towards net zero 2050

Vestas V112 installation at AGL's Macarthur wind farm in Victoria, Australia: Photo courtesy of Vestas Wind Systems A/S
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PART 6: Fixing climate change might not be as simple as doing better in the future. We also need to repair the damage we’ve already done. This is what achieving net zero 2050 is all about

How to tackle the climate challenge

NORTHERN DISTRICT TIMES/AAP. 7 year old Miranda Xu prepares the trees to be planted at Carlingford Public School in Carlingford. Carlingford, Friday 26 July, 2019. Children are getting involved in National Tree Day. Pic of some youngsters planting trees. (AAP IMAGE / Angelo Velardo)
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PART 7: Cutting greenhouse gas emissions is key to tackling climate change. While this requires some big solutions, there are many little changes we can all be making

How kids can make a difference

DAILY TELEGRAPH/AAP. Climate Emergency Student Activists Jasmine Vogel 12 and Olivia Mountain 12 from Faulconbridge Public School, protest at the climate emergency student strike in Springwood on Friday 20 September, 2019. The Macquarie Electorate Student Activists (MESCA) are leading students of the Blue
Mountain and Hawkesbury area to strike for the Climate Emergency. (AAP IMAGE / Angelo Velardo)
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PART 8: Young people are making a big difference when it comes to tackling climate change. You can too. Here’s how

When nature plays a part

An illustration of a family of Woolly Mammoths grazing on what is left of the grasses as winter approaches in this ice age scene.
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PART 9: Did you know that Earth has experienced at least five major ice ages? Climate change isn’t only caused by humans, it occurs naturally too. Let’s look at some of the natural causes

How to cope with climate worries

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PART 10: Climate change can be a pretty scary topic. It’s understandable that kids might feel worried. But three are tools and strategies that can help you cope with climate concerns