Anthropogenic climate change is a global concern that is causing sea level rise; extreme weather events; leading to food insecurity and other catastrophic problems for humanity. Manchester Met recognises our role in facilitating the transition to a sustainable low carbon society as educators and researchers to make students advocates for a more just, carbon-free future.
Manchester Met’s Solution:
Our Carbon Literacy programme aims to compensate the carbon impacts of international student travel in HEIs. We:
We are delivering climate change education through a student orientated cascade-training model. Manchester Met was one of the first organisations to pilot Carbon Literacy training to its students, and other city stakeholders by instilling a number of values:
“… it is not necessarily knowing what is climate change – it is how to make people aware and it is all those skills that comes with it such as leadership skills, communication skills, teamwork skills”. – Manchester Met Student