Significance of Climate Quest
In the contemporary world the fossil fuels provide much of our energy, and in burning them we are liberating dangerous amounts of greenhouse gas to the atmosphere which is causing global warming and eventually climate change. There is now near universal agreement that this must be severely curtailed within the next few decades, otherwise our planet will experience dangerous consequences. This is both a threat and an opportunity, and because the changes to come in the next half-century will be profound, they are particularly relevant to younger people.
Global Warming is already having significant and harmful effects on our communities, our health, and our climate. The prevailing smog in most parts of Pakistan (and other Asian countries) at the rise of winter season is one of the alarming sign of Climate Change. The recent hurricanes like Harvey in Texas and tropical storms as in Pak-India subcontinent are simply the wakeup calls, as, more severe droughts are occurring in different parts of the world. The number of large wildfires is growing and dangerous heat waves are becoming more common.
The good news is that we have the practical solutions at hand to dramatically reduce our carbon emissions, slow the pace of global warming, and pass on a healthier, safer world to future generations. However, it is really significant to take immediate action to address Global Warming or these consequences will continue to intensify, grow ever more costly, and increasingly affect the entire planet. For these reasons, we feel strongly that all Pakistanis, especially the young ones and their families, should be given chance to understand climate change as soon as possible.
Climate Quest – the Activity
Climate Quest is a valuable green activity for schools’ students from preschool to 12th grade with its aim to educate our society about the consequences of Climate Change and to inspire all societal segments for a collective action. Climate Quest is really an inspiring activity offering a mix of MCQs, Creative Writing and Climate Puzzle Games with its enormous capacity to educate Green Angels and their families about Climate Change and to inspire them for bringing Green Living to their lifestyles. In making the activity even more inspiring GLA has announced a wide range of prizes and awards for the participants.
To extend environmental education to maximum families, we invite maximum participation of students. Students from preschool to grade 12 can join the activity in 4 different categories and per student registration fee is just Rs. 300/-
How can a campus join the activity?
If your school/ campus is not already our Green Partner then you can join the activity by a simple way. A school's/ campus' head or administer can fill in and send us online Participation Form. One of our team members will get back to you shortly to facilitate your participation. Click here to approach online Participation Form.
Climate Quest Prizes and Awards
Green Living Association has just announced 700 NEW Prizes of 'Green Ambassador' in the Existing list of Prizes. Other Prizes include Abroad Study Trip/ Rs. 100,000 Cash Prize, Laptops, LED Monitors, Signature T-shirts and Honour Shields, GLA has announced a precious Recognition Certificate for each participant of the Quest.
Climate Quest Guidebooks
These guidebooks are part of the Climate Quest, the first activity of our new 5yearly campaign Collective Action to Check Climate Change (CATCH 2017-21). Across the curriculum disciplines of Maths, Science, the Humanities and Information Technology, these guidebooks offer subject wise information to allow Green Angels (participating students), their families and the teachers to explore the implications and complexities of climate change and to learn and practice relevant skills. Contents have been constructed category wise for students from preschool to grade 12 in providing them relevant information compliant with their mental capacities and the educational grades. The standard of contents is kept a bit higher considering association of the teachers and supporters (friends and families) which could make those more practical to enhance Green Angels’ ‘Thinking Skills’ for their common life practices.