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Global Action Team

Formally known as the Eco Action Team, The Global Action Team has been focused on Spellbrook School improving our outdoor areas, helping the environment and helping towards the Global Goals. These are a collection of 17 global goals designed to be a "blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all".

Our group is made up of children from every year group whom are enthusiastic and keen to make changes. They help in leading assembles and having regular meetings at lunch times.

Each term there is a focussed Global Goal and throughout the school we help teach and highlight the needs of the goal. We seek to find ways to help and make small changes to combat change and set school challenges.

The Global Goals

1. No poverty

To end poverty, everyone should have basic healthcare, security and education.

2. Zero hunger

Globally, one in nine people are undernourished. This goal aims to end hunger.

3. Good health

Ensuring people live healthy lives can cut child mortality and raise life expectancy.

4. Education

The UN wants everyone to have access to inclusive, equitable quality education.

5. Gender equality

Gender equality is a human right, and is vital for a peaceful, prosperous world.

6. Clean water

Clean water protects people from disease, yet three in 10 people lack access to it.

7. Clean energy

Targets for 2030 include using more renewable, affordable energy.

8. Economic growth

The aim is for sustainable economic growth and decent employment for all.

9. Industry and infrastructure

This involves building resilient infrastructure and fostering innovation.

10. No inequality

The poorest 40 per cent of the population should be able to grow their income faster than average.

11. Sustainability

The UN wants to increase affordable housing and make settlements inclusive, safe and sustainable.

12. Responsible consumption

This goal aims to foster eco-friendly production, reduce waste and boost recycling.

13. Climate action

Urgent action is needed, by regulating emissions and promoting renewable energy.

14. Life underwater

The aim is to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources.

15. Life on land

To stop degradation, we must preserve forest, desert and mountain ecosystems.

16. Peace & justice

The aim is inclusive societies with strong institutions that provide justice for all.

17. Partnership

If all countries are to achieve the goals, international cooperation is vital.

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