Bedales students challenge climate change

By Kirsty Layton, Head of Geography
Recently, four Bedales Block 5 and 6.1 geography students attended the annual Youth Environmental Conference on Climate Change along with 140 other students from around Hampshire and Surrey. Speakers included leading UCL professor, Hugh Montgomery, Gareth Baynham-Hughes, Deputy Director at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and Dr Mark Broadmeadow, the Forestry Commission’s main advisor on Climate Change, however the most controversial and thought provoking element of the conference was a short film by Project Genie which tells the story of the politicians, governments, scientists and people who simply talked but failed to act in response to the growing concerns of climate change. Read more.

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Bedales School is one of the UK’s top independent private co-education boarding schools. Bedales comprises three schools situated in Steep, near Petersfield, Hampshire: Dunannie (ages 3–8), Dunhurst (ages 8–13) and Bedales itself (ages 13–18). Established in 1893 Bedales School puts emphasis on the Arts, Sciences, voluntary service, pastoral care, and listening to students’ views. Bedales is acclaimed for its drama, theatre, art and music. The Headmaster is Keith Budge.

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