The Climate Connection is at COP26 in Glasgow! Check out what's happening and how you can engage online!
The Climate Connection
The Climate Connection brings people around the world together to meet the challenges of climate change. Through arts and culture, education and the English language, it is about ideas, innovation and real change.
An interactive poster with 20 climate change challenges and activities for the classroom, at home and online.
Add your voice here to the Global Youth Letter / 8,000 Rising campaign.
This event will take place on Wednesday 22 September 2021 at 16.00 (BST). Find your local time for this event.
Listen to the new episode of the ten-part podcast series. The focus of episode 7 is on educational institutions themselves, and what they can do to promote climate literacy.
Learn more about the key environmental challenges facing Bangladesh, and how the British Council is working with local and global partners to support the country on its journey of climate adaptation and mitigation.
This webinar will explore how climate change is affecting girls' education around the world.
Watch the young artist Caelan Moriarty speaking about his support for the Climate Connection.
Listen to the new episode of the ten-part podcast series. The focus of episode six is on educational institutions themselves, and what they can do to promote climate literacy.
Stay updated with the latest Climate Change content and exclusive invites to events, webinars, and competitions by joining The Climate Connection Newsletter.
Are you a language teacher or a teacher trainer? Do you want to bring environmental issues and the fight against the climate crisis into your classroom? See how you can do this with 12 new lesson plans.
Read the very inspiring interview with Julia Migné, who is on a mission to share inspiring stories of regeneration and positive change in the natural environment.
Arka Chakraborty, a student at Khulna University of Engineering and Technology, Bangladesh, got selected as one of the ten finalists to go head-to-head in the FameLab Climate Challenge Communicators Online Final on 28 September 2021.
The Active Citizens Programme in Bangladesh is working with local partners to support the success and legacy of COP26, creating opportunities for cooperation, dialogue and action in arts, education and science that address the shared challenges of climate change. Find out more.
People from 43 countries entered our climate innovation challenge. Meet the 10 #DestinationZero finalists and find out about their winning ideas.
The British Council is implementing the 'Leadership for Advancing Development in Bangladesh (LEAD Bangladesh)' project in Bangladesh to empower young people in Bangladesh as leaders in their communities to identify innovative, sustainable solutions to local and global challenges in climate change and action.
Journalist and filmmaker Subina Shrestha moderates a panel on Environment and Feminist Response at WOW Global 24 with Dr. Sharmind Neelormi (Bangladesh), widely published academician and climate change expert, social scientist Laxmi Gurung (Nepal) and environmentalist Dr Fozia Tahir (Pakistan) talk about climate vulnerability and the gender dimension in climate change. Watch the video.
Switzerland-based doctoral researcher Sauradeep Majumdar captivated judges and global audiences alike in the FameLab International 2020 Online Final in November with his talk explaining how scientists are using carbon capture to combat climate change.
Creative teams from around the world get commissions to explore climate change through art, science and digital technology.
Watch this video of superstar South Korean group BLACKPINK asking fans to take climate action for #COP26.
Watch their conversation about the issues facing the planet. Find out what we can do to meet the challenges of climate change.
Get inspired by watching documentaries about how ten UK alumni built successful green careers.
On 9 September 2021, the British Council launched the Global Youth Letter on Climate Action, a call for action from young people globally, directly addressing the leaders attending COP26 – the 26th UN Climate Change Conference, in Glasgow, November 2021.