No Environmental Justice without Social Justice

There really can be no environmental justice without social justice. How often has the dialogue around climate been couched in the language of hero and villain? Could part of the issue be that we often separate the environment from people? I don’t think anything has brought the intersectionality between environmental justice and social justice home more than when a colleague […]

A Letter from a Pandemic

What could be the connection between the environmental degradation caused by our way of life and an increase in the number of pandemics? If a pandemic wrote a thank you letter to us for being a good host, what would it say and what advice might it give us to avoid something similar in the future? What can we change […]

Sustainable Food Language Lesson

Why Teach a Sustainable Food Language Lesson? A sustainable food language lesson is probably one of the most imprtant lessons you can teach. This is because everyone loves talking about food. Furthermore, the food we eat has a huge impact on the environment, so making choices in this can have a huge positive impact on the environment. What is more, […]

Zero Waste Cold and Flu Medicine

Have you ever wondered if the medicines we take for a cold might not be the best thing not only for ourselves but also for the planet? Here comes the YouTuber of Trash is for Tossers Lauren Singer with a solution! This lesson is ideal now as it’s chilly outside. For adults and teens A2 upwards. Download this lesson plan […]

Clean Air Day: I Like Clean Air

This lesson plan is based on the excellent campaign ‘I Like Clean Air’ in which London parents and kids  fight pollution. Students discuss air pollution, listen to a fantastic song created for the campaign, read and analyse a letter by a child requesting a change to improve air quality and learn how to write a letter asking for something to […]