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Italy to become first country to make learning about climate change compulsory for school students

WorldNews Wednesday, 6 November 2019
Italy to become first country to make learning about climate change compulsory for school students(CNN)From next year, Italian school students in every grade will be required to study climate change and sustainability, in an attempt to position the country as a world leader in environmental education. Education Minister Lorenzo Fioramonti, of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement, said all public schools will include about 33 hours a year in their curricula to study issues linked to climate change. Photos: The Extinction Rebellion protests Photos: The Extinction Rebellion protests Extinction Rebellion climate change protesters demonstrate during a rally in Trafalgar Square in London on Wednesday, October 16. Climate protesters in London have kept up their campaign despite being...
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Italy has become the first country in the world to make lessons on climate change compulsory in schools, in a move announced by the country’s education minister, Lorenzo Fioramonti. The news comes as students around the world continue to strike from school to protest a lack of action on climate...

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