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Kate Stringer – We Can’t Solve Climate Change Without Teaching It—Why More Classes Are Heading Outside

Standing waist-deep in Connecticut’s West River, Nyasia Mercer’s mind is far from the cold, murky water lapping against her rubber waders. The high-schooler is thinking of people. The ones who swim here. Fish here. The ones who unwittingly dump liquid waste into nearby sewers. And how few of them know what swirls through their neighborhood waterway. “It’s sad,” Mercer said. …