Italy to make climate change study compulsory in schools

Italy will become the first country to make climate change a compulsory subject in schools this year, education minister Lorenzo Fioramonti told Reuters news agency in an interview. All state schools will spend almost one hour per school week studying climate change as from September 2020. Traditional subjects like geography, maths and physics will be taught from the perspective of sustainable development. “I want to make the Italian education system the first education system that puts the environment and society at ...


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