The paper presents the results of a survey (2009-2011) which aimed at the analysis of the awareness level of junior college students regarding climate change (CC) and its consequences. Based on interviews conducted in the emerging megacity Hyderabad, India and on an institutional analysis of the education sector, teaching modules for junior colleges were be developed to augment knowledge on climate change in future generations. The topic is linked with the research work of the megacity project qSustainable Hyderabadq (www.sustainable-hyderabad.in) where climate change impacts are being analysed and mitigation and adaptation measures are being developed. The work presented explores communication strategies which target climate friendly and energy e cient lifestyles and consumption patterns. Furthermore it intends to integrate local knowledge and needs of a ected groups in the development of communication and participation strategies to make them e cient and to activate the civil society to take self-initiative.Rai, A. N. (2005): A Textbook of Environmental Education for Class 6. Goyal Brothers Prakashan: New Delhi. Secretary, CBSE (?): Environmental Education Class 9. Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi. Web links Germananbsp;...
|Title||:||Students' Awareness of Climate Change and Awareness Raising Strategies for Junior Colleges in the Emerging Megacity of Hyderabad|
|Author||:||Bhaskar Poldas, Angela Jain|
|Publisher||:||BoD – Books on Demand - 2012-09|