The Environmental Club is a group of concerned students that are committed to raising awareness about environmental issues, and to reducing our environmental impact as individuals, a school community, and as citizens of the world. Here are some ideas:
- Hold a “wear green” day.
- Show an environmental film.
- Create a green school mural.
- Deliver environmental presentations to peers.
- Create environmental tips and memos for your school website, newsletter, bulletin board
- Promote special occasions like Waste Reduction Week, Environment Week, and Earth Day.
The UN's Intergovernmental panel on Climate Change has outlined the latest findings in their climate-change report for 2014.
Climate change has altered migration, killed off species, made it harder to grow some staple crops and increased the rate of glacial melt. The poor will have a greater chance of malnutrition and disease.
EARTH DAY is a day when millions of people
across the world come together to promote a
cleaner, safer environment. It is celebrated on
April 22 each year and many events are held
both locally and nationally.
AMERICA RECYCLES DAY (ARD), November 15,
is the only nationally recognized day dedicated
to encouraging Americans to recycle. ARD has
grown to include millions of Americans
pledging to improve their recycling habits
at home, school and work as well as to buy
recycled-content products. .
ARBOR DAY has been a national day of
celebration for more than 125 years. The day is
designed to encourage tree planting, caring for
trees and learning their value. In South Carolina,
it is celebrated the first Friday in December.
NATIONAL DRINKING WATER WEEK is
celebrated the first week in May. Celebrations
and educational events are held by communities,
organizations and companies across the country.
NATIONAL WILDLIFE WEEK is celebrated in
April nationwide with a different theme each
THE GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP – held each
spring – offers communities an opportunity
to refresh their surroundings by cleaning up,
planting, rebuilding and renewing.