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The University of Minnesota has launched a Center for Climate Literacy, housed in the College of Education and Human Development. The Center seeks to advance an understanding of climate change through research, outreach and design solutions for K-12 classrooms.
The first of its kind in the United States, the Center focuses on strategies to build universal climate literacy: helping young people develop understanding, values and attitudes aligned with how we should live to respect our planetary home. Climate literacy is a wider competence than the knowledge of climate science. A multidisciplinary skillset, it includes numbers and facts, but centers emotions, care and behavioral change necessary to create sustainable futures.