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Climate Solutions for Health and Education Sector


A short reading from ‘Project Drawdown’ that discusses climate solutions for the Health and Education Sector. It explains how the connection between climate and social systems can offer profound insights into climate solutions. It also explains the importance of social factors such as family planning, population control, women’s right to education, and sustainable consumption practices amongst others.

This reading includes specific solutions from each sub-sector within the health and education sector. These solutions are based on adaptation scenarios, financial models, and are integrated with other solutions. They also include discussions related to each sub-sector.

Climate solutions for the health and education sector included in the reading are:

  1. Family Planning and Education

Students will learn about climate solutions from the health and education sector and sub-sectors.

Use this tool to help your students find answers to:

  1. Discuss the topic: Gender and Climate Change.
  2. Explain the importance of Family Planning and Education.
  3. How can women’s education help in climate mitigation.
About Tool
Tool Name Project Drawdown: Health and Education Sector
Discipline Humanities, Social Sciences, Environmental Sciences
Topic(s) in Discipline Gender, Women’s Studies, Family Planning, Population Control, Women’s Education, Human Health, Sociology, Public Policy
Climate Topic Climate Solutions, Climate and Society, Climate and Health, Climate Literacy, Climate Mitigation and Adaptation
Type of tool Reading
Grade Level High School, Undergraduate
Location Global
Language English
Translation      –
Developed by Project Drawdown
Hosted at Project Drawdown Website
Access Online
Computer Skills Basic

Mapped Sustainable Development Goal(s), apart from 4 and 13


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