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Best
Practices for Climate Change Education



Best
Practices for Communities of Practice

DC Climate InformationDC-Area Activity
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Add your ideas to the appropriate columns: Climate communication best practices (perhaps connect with new climate communications consortium by Maibach?)*Clarity – objectives need to clearly defined by the participants*Flood plain mapsEco-districts**
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What are local examples of each area of thought? Practices to avoid (disinformation, oversaturation)Follow through – volunteer activities need to have a lead who accepts responsibility for following through for the group*Climate impacts on food for schoolsDC agencies and stakeholders doing more on adaptation*
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What are specific questions or needs you have for each area? School lighting/solar/energy efficiencyPredictability – participants need to be able to schedule their participation to meet their own goals – or schedule their goals in concert with the COP*Best available data for future climate impact (local) to assist planning infrastructure (water supply, roads)*School lighting/energy efficiency
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Put a * after any item you want to note as critical to this project. Local examples using personal storiesCommunity gardensConnectivity and corridorsSchool gardens/farm to school*
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Service learningBike to workClimate impact on soil*Alexandria climate impacts analysis
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Positive, “you can make a difference”Tree plantingFlow data for urban stream and relation to groundwaterDC Climate Action Plan – coming soon
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Conextualizing extereme weather early spring, etc. in terms of climate change (media, weather presentations)National Phenology Network – info hub and sharing, protocols for monitoring*DC heat island assessementChesapeake Climate Action Network
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Work with Clean Air Partners – education program for 6th grade, summer school, after school programEarth-to-Sky community of climate change educatorsEcological changes to area? Potomac? Sustainable DC Climate Working Group
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Georgetown Climate Center tool kits**Connections to broader sustainability?****Changes to Potomac River floodplain and to sea level rise*Phenology monitoring (people record when fall color arrives, leaf out, etc)
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DC area university climate education courses**Faith community outreach/church/solar*What trees should we plant or not for a changing climate*DC Sustainability initiative (on-going)
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Ways to update community on Climate Action PlanEarth Day/Earth monthUrban agriculture possibilities? DC Comprehensive Energy Plan has a public education element
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Climate Literacy resources*Womens Leadership in the Green EconomyHow does “my” life impact climate change? (new answers)*Sierra Club community outreach program
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CCAN: Chesapeake Climate Action Network outreach and education*What can I do to “really” make a difference?*Other local groups’ outreach
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Koshland climate programs – educationHow to discuss local change when you may not have baseline dataCool Capital Challenge (is it still going?)*
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COG outreach and education programs (sustainability)*Climate/sustainability “walking tours”*Green power purchasing
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AMS climate studies courses*Future of DC energy providers and utilities?Arlington Green Games
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Educate elected officials and staff (not just DC)Los Angeles emissions maps “styco”DC Smarter Business Challenge
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Interfaith Power and Light speakers bureau for faith communitiesCleaner Metros?Green roofs
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STEM education in schoolsDC impacts for heat, precipitation, flooding, sea level rise, water supply*Sustainable design
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DC Healthy Schools Act as model suitable for replication nationwideChanges to stormwater management with increased, more intense storms
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What are the management implications of a changing climate on our responses?
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DC CUSP Kickoff Mapping Our Way