Climate change (primary)

Young Climate Warriors

Our climate is changing … are you? Can you feel the momentum building? Over 5,000 community events as part of ‘Great Big Green Week’; businesses stepping up and making ‘net zero’ commitments; and representatives from 197 countries coming to Glasgow in November to attend the UN Climate Conference (COP26). ...

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Newsround | What Greta Thunberg represents to other children | CBBC

This news report looks at why Greta Thunberg is so inspirational to children as they prepare to join a climate protest with her in Bristol.

Content

  • Channel: CBBC
  • Format: TV
  • Duration: 1'28"

Curriculum connections

Geography | Weather and climate | Climate, weather and cloud types | Climatic zones

Royal Institution Christmas Lectures | Carbon dioxide and climate change | BBC Four

Dr Tara Shine demonstrates how increased burning of fossil fuels since the industrial revolution produces more carbon dioxide, which is slowing warming up the planet.

Content

  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Format: TV
  • Duration: 2'49"

Curriculum connections

Geography | Energy and Resources | Non-renewable and renewable energy | Non-renewable energy: fossil fuels

Bang Goes the Theory | What causes flooding? | BBC One

A demonstration of how rainfall and changing landscapes are causing more severe flooding.

Content

  • Channel: BBC One
  • Format: TV
  • Duration: 3'24"

Curriculum connections

Geography | Natural hazards | Rivers and flooding | Flooding

Royal Institution Christmas Lectures | Energy and climate change | BBC Four

Dr Helen Czerski demonstrates how climate change is impacting the ocean.

Content

  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Format: TV
  • Duration: 4'44"

Curriculum connections

Geography | Weather and climate | Climate, weather and cloud types | Climatic zones

Around Scotland | Renewable Energy | BBC Two

A house powered by three different forms of renewable energy.

Content

  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Format: TV
  • Duration: 3'21"

Curriculum connections

Geography | Energy and Resources | Non-renewable and renewable energy | Renewable energy

Royal Institution Christmas Lectures | Carbon footprint of a loaf of bread | BBC Four

Dr Tara Shine discusses the carbon emissions from the process of baking a loaf of bread.

Content

  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Format: TV
  • Duration: 6'11"

Curriculum connections

Geography | Energy and Resources | Non-renewable and renewable energy | Non-renewable energy: fossil fuels

Around Scotland | Wave power | BBC Two

An exploration of renewable energy source, wave power, on the island of Isla.

Content

  • Channel: BBC Two
  • Format: TV
  • Duration: 2'12"

Curriculum connections

Geography | Energy and Resources | Non-renewable and renewable energy | Renewable energy

Royal Institution Christmas Lectures | Climate injustice | BBC Four

Dr Tara Shine demonstrates how climate change does not always impact the areas of the world that produce the most carbon.

Content

  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Format: TV
  • Duration: 2'39"

Curriculum connections

Geography | Weather and climate | Climate, weather and cloud types | Climatic zones

A Perfect Planet | Carbon dioxide | BBC One

Humans now release 100 times more carbon every year than all the Earth's volcanoes combined.

Content

  • Channel: BBC One
  • Format: TV
  • Duration: 2'10"

Curriculum connections

Geography | Natural hazards | Volcanoes | Volcanoes

Royal Institution Christmas Lectures | Peat and carbon | BBC Four

Dr Tara Shine and Dr Andy Baird discuss the abilities of peat to store carbon.

Content

  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Format: TV
  • Duration: 4'45"

Curriculum connections

Geography | Energy and Resources | Non-renewable and renewable energy | Non-renewable energy: fossil fuels