The B!G Idea Dashboard > Team > El Nino – Borris Vocational School

Why as a team did you choose to focus on this challenge?

Because it is a very worrying issue today, if we do not start changing our habits, the day will come when we will destroy our planet.

What do you know now about the challenge that you didn't know before?

Antarctica loses one ice everest a year. Antarctica is losing 151 billion tons of ice a year, which is roughly equivalent to the weight of the rock that makes up Mount Everest, according to NASA's Grace Follow-On satellite.

What have you learnt about your Hero?

Our Hero can be anyone as climate change is an issue that affects everyone and will affect everyone eventually.

If you could improve one thing for your Hero what would that be?

The world that they live in , to try and improve it by combatting climate change. The planet earth would be improved if climate change didn't exist which would be an improvement for our hero.

Do you have any ideas for a potential solution? No matter how raw, share them with your Mentors for feedback.

To commit to living as eco friendly as possible, which includes driving electric cars shopping locally, recycling etc. I think if every single person lived this lifestyle it would make a substantial difference in terms of the environment.

Ask your Mentor anything …. This is a chance to ask your Mentors a direct question relating to your Big Idea.

What is the single best thing to do to combat climate change?