If you are working on anything that aims to change people's actions or beliefs – from your stakeholders to corporate leaders to policymakers or even your friends – then the Making Shift Happen book is the perfect resource. It lays out all the tools needed for behavior change at any level of a system, illustrated through case studies that show the real-world potential of behavioral science for a variety of environmental issues, from saving energy to reducing plastic use to encouraging sustainable transportation.
The Green Actioneers Family Action Guide is bilingual in English and Spanish, has a coloring book feature, relevant games and puzzles, and even a "Where's Waldo?" feature. It will be introduced in K-5/K-8 schools nationwide by a "green-hearted" parent or teacher at Green Action Family Night.
The Intersectional Environmentalist is written as a general primer on intersectional environmentalism (EI) for the next generation of activists, appropriate for high school students. EI is an inclusive version of environmentalism that advocates for both the protection of people and the planet. It identifies the ways in which injustices happening to marginalized communities and the earth are interconnected.
Bright Green Future draws on inspiring stories of innovators and activists to make climate solutions accessible for students. The authors, a college professor and journalist, spent 5 years travelling the country to chronicle a renaissance in grassroots climate action. Every chapter provides discussion questions to build lessons and activities.
Looking for nature-related activities for your students that also help them feel happier and calmer? This book is filled with science-backed nature activities based on positive psychology tools like mindfulness, creativity, gratitude, awe, and volunteerism.
Edited by Radhika Iyengar and Christina T. Kwauk, Curriculum and Learning for Climate Action is an open source resource for our curricula, our education systems, and our communities to effectively achieve Target 4.7 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Universal Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), and Global Citizenship Education (GCED).
A book written for young children offering a powerful yet accessible story on the causes of climate change, what solutions exist to heal our planet, and how each and every one of us can make a tangible difference in building a future that is vibrant, sustainable, and equitable.
In 2017-2018, the Seattle Children’s PlayGarden partnered with King County Public Health’s Best Start for Kids Initiative to research the topic of inclusion of kids with disabilities in our community and share what we learned. Our goals are simple: to dismantle the stigma of disability and to help other organizations feel empowered to Say “Yes” to kids with disabilities in their programs and community spaces. We believe the time has come to create community-wide change and we are thankful that you are here on this journey with us.