Climate Masters of Nebraska: An Innovative Action-Based Approach for Climate Change Education
Climate Masters of Nebraska is an innovative educational program that strategically trains community volunteers about climate change science and corresponding ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in an interactive and action-based teaching environment. As a result of the program, 91% of participants indicated that they made informed changes in their lives to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Approximately 500 hours of volunteer work was reported by participants as an outreach for greenhouse gas emission reduction. The program can be easily replicated to other locales with an effective planning and with small leadership team.
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Pathak, T. B., Bernadt, T., & Umphlett, N. (2014). Climate Masters of Nebraska: An Innovative Action-Based Approach for Climate Change Education. The Journal of Extension, 52(1), Article 22. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol52/iss1/22