Comparative Study on Climate Change Knowledge Between Government and Private Secondary School students of Almora, Uttarakhand ( India)

Ashaq Hussain Khna, Ashaq Hussain Khna, Dhani Arya arya

Abstract


 The present study was conducted among the Government and Private students of secondary school for checking the climate change knowledge. A total of 90 students were selected from six schools for both open and close ended questions consisted of statements regarding causes, impact and mitigation of climate change. It was depicted that there was not much significant difference between them regarding the knowledge of climate change. In addition to this education community was emerged as a primary source of information followed by media. Therefore, it was clear that not only education community, media is also plays an important role in propagating the knowledge of climate change. Study of students' knowledge about the global warming can help policy makers to make holistic approach in mitigating of this critical environmental problem.


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Climate Change, Students knowledge, Kumaun Himalaya

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