Lotz-Sisitka & Rosenberg (eds.)(2022) Education in Times of Climate Change
How then, should education address the global challenge of climate change? How can we best support children, youth and adult learners to address what Michael Mann identified as the new tactics of climate denial: deflection, division, doomism and delay. How are we to address the wider question of transforming the structures and functions of education systems to address these challenges? How are educational institutions responding to climate change in their buildings, meals, gardens, transport and more? How can education support the building of social and economic systems for sustainable futures, without losing sight of its educational mission and purpose?
Education’s role in the climate crisis is to address the immediate emergency, and also extends to long term, holistic views of systems transformation; empowering local communities for adaptive and mitigation action. Rigorous research exists that examines how education can contribute to students’ future building; indeed, education is seen as being key to making that happen. Education provides ways to conceptualise futures; to recreate, transgress and transform imperfect presents by engaging learners in defining and meeting the needs of a future that they are reimagining.Continúa leyendo «Lotz-Sisitka & Rosenberg (eds.)(2022) Education in Times of Climate Change»