Students shine at mock COP27 - The Solihull Observer

Students shine at mock COP27

Solihull Editorial 28th Nov, 2022   0

THERE were smiles all round as geography students from Solihull Sixth Form College not only took part in a mock COP27 debate but also picked up an award,

Representing Indonesia, Hana Mian, Inayah Khan, Martha Tole and Joe Burgess outlined the serious challenges that Indonesia faces as a result of global sea level rises, especially the submergence of their capital city Jakarta.

They put forward proposals for financial aid from the biggest polluting nations including China, India and the United States.

The debate was set up as Solihull Council teamed up with InterClimate for its annual Solihull Schools Climate Conference gave youngsters the chance to get to the heart of the topics raised at the international conference.

The quartet also accepted an award on behalf of the College from Solihull Council’s Your Future Lead Councillor Ian Courts and Sustainability Development Officer Sarah Lardner for the College’s green transport credentials.

Geography teacher Helen Evans said: “Huge congratulations to Hana, Inayah, Martha and Joe for their fantastic team-work and public speaking.

“All four learners were enlivened by the event and recognised the valuable skills it developed in them.”


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