Reading: Climate Change: What Can You Do? A Comic

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A comic book by Somdatta Karak, CSIR- Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology, India on climate solutions. This comic is inspired by a video discussion with OhScrapMadras and LataSitaa titled ‘Our Lifestyle Choices and Climate Crisis’ as part of the Climate Change Challenge outreach program of the CCMB. This reading can be used as an introduction to the topic of climate change by primary, middle school and high school teachers. It includes discussions on individual lifestyle choices and their carbon footprints. It focuses on  how the fashion industry is a contributor to global warming and other environmental pollution. 

Students will learn about what is climate change. They will learn about the contribution of the fashion industry to global warming. They will further learn about how new initiatives in the fashion industry are aiming to be carbon neutral. Additionally they will be introduced to climate solutions based on individual lifestyle choices. 

Use this tool to help your students find answers to: 

  1. What is Climate Change?
  2. How does the fashion industry contribute to global warming?
  3. How do individual lifestyle choices help in mitigating the impacts of climate change? 

About the Tool 

Tool NameBe The Changemaker In Climate Crisis
DisciplineEnvironmental Sciences
Topic(s) in DisciplineClimate Change Overview, Introduction to Climate Change, Climate Solutions, Fashion
Climate Topic Introduction to Climate Change
Type of tool Reading
Grade LevelPrimary School, Middle School, High School, Undergraduate
Developed bySomdatta Karak
Hosted atClimate Change Challenge page of the CSIR- Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology website here
Computer SkillsBasic
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