Empower Students to Create Climate Policy!

2023 - 2024

Take the Decoding Carbon Challenge by leading your learners through a climate change and policy inquiry, and encouraging them to develop their own climate policy proposal. 

Age Range
Grade 9-12

Time Commitment
15-20 hours

Science, Social Studies, Languages

Step 1: Complete one or more learning activities (about climate change) from the list below:

Step 2: Now that your class has a good understanding of what climate change is the next step of the challenge is to give the class foundational knowledge of climate policy. Complete at least one of the following learning activities on climate polic

Step 3: Complete at least one of the following learning activities on Canada’s role in climate policy:

Step 4: Complete the following two activities on climate policy

Step 5: Complete any one of the following activitie

Step 6:
Last, but not least, the final part of the challenge is to create a new policy for Canada! The policy can be written or presented in any format you choose. This policy should aim to help Canada meet its 2050 climate targets.

Please use the links below to access the 2024 Challenge Package.

The grand prize for the winning class is $1,000, the second prize is $500 and the third prize is $250!

Submissions will be reviewed by our panel of industry experts. The deadline to submit is May 3, 2024 at 11:59pm Pacific Time.

*Participation in this challenge is only open for Canadian residents. Click here to review the challenge rules and regulations.