Youth Empowering Greater Community Climate Solutions

The 2020 EcoCity Edmonton Initiative

Youth Empowering Greater Community Climate Solutions (YEG-CCS) provides resources for youth to kickstart community action toward the City of Edmonton’s climate mitigation goals.

The King's Centre for Visualization in Science, an internationally recognized research and dissemination centre of The King's University in Edmonton, builds on 15 years of research and development of science-based, peer-reviewed, online, interactive climate education tools, such as the Design Our Climate simulation and the International Year of Chemistry legacy site, Explaining Climate Change. KCVS work is done by a gifted interdisciplinary team of undergraduate students and faculty.

In collaboration with youth, teachers, and community volunteers, the King's Centre for Visualization in Science developed a suite of interactive online learning resources to help Edmontonians take effective climate action. Youth Empowering Greater Community Climate Solutions brings active citizenship to life with Our Future Edmonton. Create community connection in your school’s neighbourhood through intergenerational learning for hope and action, as citizens explore the economic, health, and lifestyle opportunities offered by the Community Energy Transition Strategy.

As seen in the 2019 meteoric rise of youth-led climate awareness and action, empowering youth has important ripple effects. Youth also have the highest stakes in the success and details of implementation of Community Climate Solutions. The COVID-19 crisis highlights that communities welcome opportunities to address a global issue, and benefit from support to collaboratively identify impactful action.
Youth Empowering Greater Community Climate Solutions, using trusted KCVS visualization resources, inspire your community to take positive action.

Start Your Action Plan!
Explore Our Future
YACC Intro Video
Youth-Adult Climate Conversation
Our Intergenerational Learning Video

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