'A footprint means pressing down and global means world, so 'global footprint' means pressing down on the world and we don't want to press too hard' (child's definition of a Global Footprint)
what is Global Learning? CoreKnowledge Key Skills Values and Attitudes what is sustainability? what about climate change?
what about climate change?


See recyclezone waste words for a full glossary

Biodiversity: The number and range of species of animals and plants that live in a particular environment or the planet as a whole.

Food miles: the distance any particular food travels from where it is grown to where it is eaten.

Greenhouse gases [already in glossary for energy]: any gas that warms the Earth's atmosphere by reflecting heat given off from the Earth's surface. Examples of greenhouse gases are carbon dioxide, ozone and water vapor.