​Israeli high school students are getting a private lesson about climate change – live from the Paris Climate Conference. The lesson will take place on Monday, Dec. 7th, at 10:30. It will be broadcast simultaneously from the 21st Conference of the Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, being held in Paris, and from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya.

Schools in 9th-12th grades across the country are invited to take part in this important lesson. On the agenda:

  1. The significance of global warming and climate change, by Prof. Yoav Yair, Dean of the IDC’s School of Sustainability.
  2. Climate change adaptation efforts in Israel, and what Israel is doing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This will be given by members of the Israeli delegation at the Paris Climate Conference: Ayelet Rosen, from the Minsitry of Environmental Protection and Sharon Kablo from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

 

The course is the fruits of cooperation between the Ministry of Environmental Protection, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Center for Educational Technology.