What Can Kids Do?


Ok, so now that we know about climate change, what are we going to do about it?!? Here are some ideas!

American 5th graders show lots of ways to reduce air pollution to slow down climate change.

How kids can take action against climate change.

Evan TFK global warming letter

Letter to Evan USA from Time for Kids editor. Click to enlarge.

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Letter to Max USA from President Obama. Click to enlarge.

American students show the importance of recycling at school.

Sofia USA

One-Use Plastics kchristieblick@socsd.org

5th Graders in the United States created a pin for servers at local restaurants to wear.


American fifth grade students meet with New York Assemblywoman Jaffee to discuss climate change.

5th graders perform their original music composition, telling the story of climate change. With thanks to Kasia Witek for filming at the school assembly.

Congratulations to Hannah from the USA for winning the 2020 Climate Fiction Writing Contest! Read her story about a trip to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef: Coloring Up The Ocean

What are YOU doing to help slow down climate change?!?

If you’re a kid, join the discussion below! You have two choices:

  1. Leave a comment. Type your comment or question in the box at the bottom of this page.
  2. Reply to kids’ ideas.  Click the reply link under their comment. You can agree or disagree with them – just explain why!

Use your first name only. Use your country instead of your last name (surname).

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What should adults do?

205 Responses to What Can Kids Do?

  1. ROBERT USA says:

    my favorite idea was to use reusable water bottles


  2. Andrew USA says:

    me and my family always uses reusable bags when we go to the grocery store.


  3. Brady USA says:

    My favorite thing to do is turning off lights. This is my favorite thing to do because I do this alot since my brothers always forget to turn off the lights. This is important because by doing this saves energy.


  4. Kaiva U.S.A. says:

    Kids should do more activities, like sports and reading instead of wasting energy playing on devices


  5. Eve USA says:

    Kids should ride bikes to places right near their house instead of their parents driving there and back.


  6. Jack USA says:

    There are a lot of ways for kids to slow down climate change, my personal favorite is to unplug chargers because even if the chargers are not being used it still takes energy.


  7. Jacks. USA says:

    I think that kids should use more reuseable water botals


  8. Andrew USA says:

    me and my family always uses reusable bags when we go to the grocery store


  9. Jessica USA says:

    Kids can recycle more to save the earth! Kids can also save the trees so the trees can suck in CO2 more of the time.


  10. Adrian USA says:

    My best idea that kids could do is convince adults to help slow down climate change.


  11. Ronan USA says:

    All kids can use reusable water bottles.


  12. Nina USA says:

    I have me and my sister have pledged to not use plastic straws in school, home, ect.


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