Ilford school love the planet with heart project
PUBLISHED: 12:00 15 March 2015
Students assembled giant hearts last week that were made up of smaller hearts filled with pledges to change something in their lives which would help to tackle climate change.
The girls from Ursuline Academy in Morland Road, Ilford, created the collage as part of a campaign by Cafod (Catholic Aid Agency for Overseas Development).
The One Climate, One World campaign is calling on politicians to secure a global deal to cut carbon emissions and move towards sustainable energy.
The students at Ursuline who took part in the project were Suvettha Philipthavarajah, Evelina Kivleniece, Camilla Kolankowski, Sade Bamgboye, Portia Miller and Lauren Kelly.
Camilla, in Year 8, said: “I have realised that when I leave the tap on while brushing my teeth someone else could die of thirst.”
Her classmate Portia added: “Climate change affects many people in many ways.
“We can help by donating the Cafod as they give resources to people who need it the most.”
The chaplain at Ursuline Academy, Una Fahey, said: “People around the world are feeling the impact of changes in climate.
“We have a responsibility to do our part to tackle climate change and to ensure that people are not pushed further into poverty by our thoughtless actions.”
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