This article was originally written in The Chronicle of Higher Education. From today until July 12, 2017, Worldwatch readers can access the full article for free! Michael Maniates, contributing author of Worldwatch's EarthEd: Rethinking Education on a Changing Planet, digs into education in a post-growth world.
President Trump’s repudiation of the … Continue Reading ››
At a time of global-scale challenges, from climate change to social unrest, the next generation needs an education revolution to navigate the turbulent century ahead. Unfortunately, schooling today tends to ignore the massive changes that are looming and offers little training to slow these changes.
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Environmental educator and EarthEd contributing author Jacob Rodenburg shares what motivated him to write the “The Pathway to Stewardship” chapter in EarthEd: Rethinking Education on a Changing Planet.
I’m trying hard not to get discouraged. Being an environmental educator in today’s world feels like you are asked to stop a rushing river armed only with a … Continue Reading ››
Bill Bigelow shares a look at how schools in Portland are rejecting traditional (and insufficient) ways to teach students about climate change. This article is excerpted from the latest edition of State of the World which examines how, by rethinking education, people worldwide can better adapt to a rapidly changing planet.
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Kei Franklin explores how one school in Thailand fosters "good citizens," going beyond simple environmental education. This article is excerpted from EarthEd, the latest edition of State of the World which examines how, education worldwide can help people better adapt to a rapidly changing planet.
The education needed to build a sustainable future need not be … Continue Reading ››
The Post Carbon Institute's Asher Miller shares a look at how young people could be a driving force for community resilience. This article is excerpted from the latest edition of State of the World which examines how, by rethinking education, people worldwide can better adapt to a rapidly changing planet.
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As leaders of knowledge and innovation, universities are places where sustainable futures are imagined. They are institutions where experts research emerging issues and generate new ideas. They contain multitudes of idealistic and adaptive young students who can be mobilized to protect their futures. It is only natural that some of the most progressive sustainability ideas … Continue Reading ››
In this fourth story from the blog series School Days in 2040, Erik Assadourian explores an eco-engineering high school in Singapore that is training highly moral scientific leaders to guide investigation of the world’s most controversial environmental technologies.
Arivan has just stepped off Singapore’s … Continue Reading ››