This Child in the City article (31-01-2022) describes work in schools by Aberdeen City Council to address climate change, and inclusion of children and young people in taking these plans for Net Zero forward.
This article in The Conversation (10 November 2021) describes how access to green and blue space, and spending time there, benefits people living in urban areas. It also cites evidence on health and wellbeing benefits for school children.
Child in the City (9 September 2021) provides this great review of the urban child’s experience, based on the 1978 book by Colin Ward. How this changed across time, and how can we improve the urban child’s experience?
Making schoolyards greener can contribute to the ‘re-naturing’ of cities. In turn, this can help climate resilience across the world. Child in the City (5 August 2021) reports from this Netherlands study.
Child in the City article (29 July 21) shares a report from a global children’s charity. This surveyed young people about climate change. The vast majority of young people said they ‘know very little’ about what their own government is doing to combat the issue.
This Child in the City article (20 July 2021) notes UNICEF’s new report which highlights evidence to show that green spaces can provide enormous benefits to children and should be easily accessible to all young people living in cities.