The Failure of Environmental Education (And How We Can Fix It)
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It is well recognized that environmental education has fundamentally failed to fulfil its vital role in helping to prevent climate change, biodiversity loss and degradation of the natural world. By way of a solution, Charles Saylan and Daniel T. Blumstein advocate a paradigm shift in the way we view education as a whole, so that we can create new levels of awareness and work towards a sustainable future. Their vision, outlined in this new book, includes practical measures such as the greening of school-yards and curricula that are specifically adapted to the locality.
Deep Future: The Next 100,000 Years of Life on Earth
- Curt Stager
What does global warming mean for humans beyond the next century? In Deep Future, author and scientist Curt Stager draws on the planet's geological history to provide a view of where we might be heading. Stager highlights some of the events that our descendents are likely to experience, emphasizing how unusual these are in a historical context. Ultimately, Stager shows the crucial role of the choices we make today in steering that future.
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On our bookshelf. Nature Clim Change 1, 84 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate1115