WHILE POLITICIANS AND environmentalists exhort us to live more sustainably, to think about climate change, to reduce our energy use and our waste, it seems that the next generation is already way ahead. Two primary schools, in different parts of Britain, show how young children are already acting to create a greener future.

The motto of Seaton primary school in Devon is ‘Caring now for the future’, and it tries to live up to it. The school is pioneering a range of renewable energy technologies. It has a wind turbine and photovoltaic panels on the school roof. These link to display meters in the ...


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