Climate Change Action Toolkit

Eh!Copate: Education for climate action

Snapshot
Why this project matters and who it is for

Eh!Copate is a project developed by Fundación Tierravida that focuses on learning development around environmental sustainability and climate change, combined with a process that allows participants to take actions to build more sustainable communities.

Which / How the Global Goals are addressed

Quality Education

Quality Education

Education is the basis for improving our life and sustainable development. The proposal of weekofclimate invites the participants to work in a conscious and responsible education, in harmony with our environment through simple actions such as an intervention.

Responsible Consumption and Production

Responsible Consumption and Production

To ensure this goal is necessary to adopt a systemic approach and achieve cooperation among participants in the study of supply chain food. With weekofclimate it is possible to sensitize consumers by providing them with adequate information through product labeling and the rules of use.

Climate Action

Climate Action

Climate change has a negative impact on the economy and the lives of people and communities. To reverse this situation it is necessary to work with an education model that is in tune with climate action proposing viable solutions.

Impact / Main outcome and goal

This practical guide and manual is for educators and students to use to work on awareness and understanding the environmental impact of food, both where it comes from and what your impact is when you make specific choices.

Context compatibility

This project is perfect to be run with any group or community interested in understanding better climate change, and the actions that we can take to address this challenge. It can be run in any open or indoor space, and requires very little, easy-to-access resources.

Topics

Climate Change, Education

Type of project

Intervention

Origin

Córdoba, Argentina

Starting year

2017

Complexity level

Simple Easy Moderate Elaborated Complex

Type of license

This project’s intellectual property belongs entirely to its original creator(s), and the information contained in this blueprint is intended solely for the personal non-commercial use of the user who accepts full responsibility for its use.

Meet the project creator

Fundación TierraVida is a youth-led organization founded in 2010 in Cordoba, Argentina, that seeks to inspire, mobilize and support young people to take action to drive environmental sustainability in their communities. TierraVida works in partnership with other community organizations, public institutions and the private sector to guarantee that every young person as a change agent is able to lead in the transition to a more equitable and sustainable society.

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