The GOODEST: Coal, The Poison We Never Talk About in School

Posted by Alessandra Rizzotti and Jessica De Jesus

The GOODEST can be so many things, but why not just narrow it down to one thing each week? We'll change it up and keep it fresh. After all, we consume so much daily, so for the weekend, why not just take away one big learn and do from the week?

This might be shocking but...

Coal is The Poison We Never Talk About in School

James Hansen, director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies and arguably the world’s foremost climatologist, has called coal "the single greatest threat to civilization and all life on the planet", yet kids think it's just a 19th-century phenomenon.

Can you DO anything about it?

Of course, and we're going to help you through it. Energy month at GOOD begins now, and each day we'll be sharing how you can contribute to a better climate reality. Get on the Energy hub to learn more.

Illustration by Jessica de Jesus. Photo via (cc) Flickr user -0-.