Education and Climate Change: Living and Learning in Interesting Times / Edition 1

Education and Climate Change: Living and Learning in Interesting Times / Edition 1

by Fumiyo Kagawa
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0415805856

ISBN-13: 9780415805858

Pub. Date: 10/07/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

There is widespread consensus in the international scientific community that climate change is happening and that abrupt and irreversible impacts are already set in motion. What part does education have to play in helping alleviate rampant climate change and in mitigating its worst effects? In this volume, contributors review and reflect upon social learning from

Overview

There is widespread consensus in the international scientific community that climate change is happening and that abrupt and irreversible impacts are already set in motion. What part does education have to play in helping alleviate rampant climate change and in mitigating its worst effects? In this volume, contributors review and reflect upon social learning from and within their fields of educational expertise in response to the concerns over climate change. They address the contributions the field is currently making to help preempt and mitigate the environmental and social impacts of climate change, as well as how it will continue to respond to the ever changing climate situation. With a special foreword by Desmond Tutu, Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415805858
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/07/2009
Series:
Routledge Research in Education Series
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: The Fatal Complacency Desmond Tutu. Introduction Fumiyo Kagawa and David Selby 1. Climate Change Education and Communication: A Critical Perspective on Obstacles and Resistances Edgar González-Gaudiano and Pablo Meira-Cartea 2. ‘Go, Go, Go, Said the Bird’: Sustainability-related Education in Interesting Times David Selby 3. Peace Learning: Universalism in Interesting Times Magnus Haavelsrud 4. Climate Injustice: How Should Education Respond? Heila Lotz-Sisitka 5. The Environment, Climate Change, Ecological Sustainability and Anti-Racist Education George J. Sefa Dei 6. Learning in Emergencies: Defense of Humanity for a Livable World Fumiyo Kagawa 7. Sustainable Democracy: Issues, Challenges and Proposals for Citizenship Education in an Age of Climate Change Ian Davies and James Pitt 8. School Improvement in Transition: An Emerging Agenda for Interesting Times Jane Reed 9. Critique, Create and Act: Environmental Adult and Social Movement Learning in an Era of Climate Change Darlene E. Clover and Budd L. Hall 10. Transforming the Ecological Crisis: Challenges for Faiths and Interfaith Education in Interesting Times Toh Swee-Hin (S.H.Toh) and Virginia Cawagas 11. Public Health Threats in a Changing Climate: Meeting the Challenges through Sustainable Health Education Janet Richardson and Margaret Wade 12. Weaving Change: Improvising Global Wisdom in Interesting and Dangerous Times Wendy Agnew. Climate Change Education: A Critical Agenda for Interesting Times Fumiyo Kagawa and David Selby

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