Welcome to issue 20 of Green Kids. This edition we take a look at climate change and what we can do at home to help reverse the damage that is being done to our planet. Climate change is one of the most serious, long term threats faced by planet Earth. Let’s find out more...
3 About climate change 4 Marble fun 6 Letters and pen friends 7 Advent calendar tree 8 Puzzles and jokes
Help, my ice caps are melting!
What c auses climat e chan ge? Some cha nges to th e climate happen fo r natural reasons. These usu ally happ en over a very l ong perio d of time. The main cause o f climate change is humans. We cut down fore sts to mak e room fo r farming. Trees s oak up ca rbon diox ide so with few er trees, t here is a build up of ca rbon diox ide in the air. Then we burn fue ls such as coal, oil and gas for energy, a nd this rel eases gree nhouse g ases into t he air.
Editor Melissa Corkhill Design Jez Harris. Green Kids is printed on recycled paper using vegetable based inks. To write to us: Green Kids, PO Box 104, Lewes, BN7 9AX Tel: 01825 872858 Website: www.thegreenparent.co.uk