Why Rising Global Temperatures May Impact School Performance (And Why This Is an Equity Issue)
“Why may rising global temperatures impact school performance and why is this an equity issue?”
Working in hot conditions is always difficult. It makes it hard to concentrate, you need to take more water breaks, and the experience is just generally unpleasant. Studying and learning in a classroom is no different. Schools with less adequate resources are overwhelmingly more likely to have less-maintained and up-to-date facilities that lack air-conditioning systems. With the advent of climate change, temperatures are going to become much higher, and communities who do not have the resources to cope with this are going to be impacted more. This is Why Rising Global Temperatures May Impact School Performance (And Why This Is an Equity Issue).
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