Kids Climate Action Network (Kids CAN) is a coalition of Oxford-based organisations and individuals working to create safe, fact-based and empowering climate change resources and information for children, and to support the adults around them.



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Design a banner competition – your school’s chance to lead the way in healthy travel to school – DEADLINE 6 March 2020
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Oxford Friends of the Earth and Oxford City Council have launched a joint competition for school children in Oxford in years 3-6. Read about it in the Oxford Mail and on the City Council website, and read on to find … Read More

Pollution banner competition for Oxford schoolchildren – deadline March 6
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‘Oxford City Council and Oxford Friends of the Earth are running a joint competition, to make drivers more considerate of air quality, safety and sustainable transport around schools. It is open to primary school children in Oxford in Year 3 … Read More

The term ‘climate change’ is not in the secondary A-level geography curriculum – but we can support its teaching in our schools
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A few weeks back, in association with Low Carbon West Oxford (instigators of the KidsCAN initiative), the Environmental Change Institute / School of Geography hosted Professor Martin Evans, Chair of the A Level Content Advisory Board Geography panel 2014-2015, and … Read More

Charlie Luxton’s letter to son’s school: consider green energy tariff
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The other day, we were lucky enough to see architectural designer and television presenter Charlie Luxton talking about designing community-led affordable eco-housing.  On seeing our intro to KidsCAN, he offered to share a letter he wrote to his son’s school … Read More

Reaching kids outside the ‘green bubble’ [case study]
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Eleanor Watts, from the community action group Rose Hill & Iffley Low Carbon, shares her wisdom and her group’s learning on how to engage kids who are outside the ‘green bubble’.   This case study was presented at the Low … Read More