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The Green Life: WATCH: How to Prepare Today's Kids for Tomorrow's Problems

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February 17, 2011

WATCH: How to Prepare Today's Kids for Tomorrow's Problems

 

The technology we need to go green might already exist. But we're far from solving the climate crisis the threatens the future. That means we'll need the help of tomorrow's eco-thinkers. Yeah, the ones now still in grade school. The above video, a talk by British intellectual Sir Ken Robinson that's illustrated by the geniuses at RSA Animate, reveals how the public-education system will need to adapt to prepare the next generation for the unique challenges they'll face. He doesn't focus on environmental issues per se, but his argument still resonates with us.

--Tim McDonnell

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