Secondary School Programs
In this program, students will have the opportunity to discuss the causes, effects and solutions of Climate Change. Connections will be made to energy use and the next great energy revolution!
In Sierra Club BC’s Water presentation, we discuss the use and abuse of global water supplies. Looking at the percentage of available fresh water, Water explores the need to maintain clean and healthy water ecosystems, and the growing tensions between public versus private water distribution.
During the Economy and Wealth presentation, students will explore the true cost of products we consume, the market economy, and discuss concepts such as economic growth, fair-trade, organic products and wealth distribution. Economy and Wealth also focuses on purchasing power and what we can do to be an ethical consumer.
Sustainable High Schools (SHS) empowers youth to envision sustainable communities, assess their school's sustainability, design and implement school projects. We provide training, tools, resources and opportunities for youth to connect and work towards Climate Change solutions.
The Youth Action for Sustainability Program is a semester long action-learning project in which students undertake an assessment of their school’s sustainability using the High School Sustainability Assessment Framework (HSSAF). The framework is a set of 30 indicators across five ecological and five social well-being components.