Irish Independent: Get to grips with climate change


Primary school School pupils will be asked to develop solutions to help tackle climate change under an innovative 'Planeteers' programme being launched next week.

Some 610 children from more than 20 DEIS schools in Dublin, Wicklow, Meath, Kildare and Wexford will be challenged to identify problems in moving to a low-carbon economy and develop workable solutions.

The initiative is being led by the Cool Planet Experience (CPE) in Wicklow, an interactive climate change centre which aims to highlight the problems and opportunities in tackling global warming. The Irish Independent is the media partner of the CPE.

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