Debating the climate crisis


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Debating the climate crisis
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Watch this short video clip as the starting point of a wider discussion in your classroom about worsening environmental conditions and recent climate protests. Hear from distinguished speakers, including Agamemnon Otero MBE, The Rt. Hon. Lord Willets FRS and Imam Qari Asim MBE, as well as additional opinions from post-16 students who attended the event.

Download this teacher’s notes document, including more detail about the event and panellists, plus a short collection of follow-up questions to spark further discussion. 

This extract was filmed at Westminster Abbey’s Question Time event on 13th November 2019. Please note that all opinions are of the individuals speaking and do not represent the views of Westminster Abbey. 

Curriculum links

  • Dominion and stewardship
  • Ecologism
  • Environmentalism