PK–12 Education as Part of the Solution for Bending the Curve

Comprehensive Report and Strategic Summary

This Report was written by faculty and administrative leaders of education from the University of California and California State University systems in partnership with key stakeholders to support the urgent need to advance pre-kindergarten to high school environmental and climate change literacy.

The Summary and Comprehensive Report posted here are subject to correction, copy-editing, layout revisions, and adjustments. These documents have been peer reviewed in the process. The Summary will be available in print form at the summit on December 12.

Strategic Summary

Comprehensive Report

AUTHORS: Veerabhadran Ramanathan, Marcelo Suárez-Orozco, Marquita Grenot-Scheyer, Fred Uy, Richard Arum, Karen Cowe, Jill Grace, Barbara Murchison, Cheryl L. Ney, and Emily M. Schell.

CONTRIBUTING AUTHORS: All members of the ECCLPS Steering Committee and members of the In-service, Pre-service and Curriculum Subcommittees (see full list at the end of this report).

Editor: Leigh Leveen

This summary report should be cited as: V. Ramanathan, M. Suárez-Orozco, M. Grenot-Scheyer, F. Uy, R. Arum, K. Cowe, J. Grace, B. Murchison, C. Ney, and E. Schell, et al.: Achieving Climate Stability and Environment Sustainability: PK–12 education as part of the solution for bending the curve. Published by the UC–CSU Environmental and Climate Change Literacy Project and Summit Steering Committee. Ed: Leigh Leveen, Published by the University of California at Los Angeles 2019.