The latest issue of Education and Sustainability focuses on Money. Who gave you your first coin, when did you open your first bank account – who with, and why? How we learn about money -how to spend it, where to invest it, how to save it (or not) – is complex and of course has [...]
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The latest issue of Education and Sustainability focuses on Health. Authors include Claudio Naranjo who reflects on the changes that need to be made in education to promote social and personal development. Other pieces focus on emotional intelligence, the complex relationships between health and the environment, the role of doctors in climate change and much more.
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Watched by 200,00 viewers so far, this 12-minute film by Leo Murray from the RCA explains in the simplest possible terms the dynamics of non-linear change, feedback loops and tipping points in the Earth’s climate systems. Watch it here!
The subject of water is often present, as much in daily conversations as in the media; it is regularly in the news. Much the same thing happens in schools, where water is talked about and worked with. Aspects related to its properties and natural cycle are most frequently touched on; although in recent years the [...]
Dr. Vandana Shiva, physicist, environmental activist, winner of the alternative Nobel Peace Prize in 1993 and author of numerous publications on intellectual property rights, biodiversity, biotechnology and bioethics has played a key role in the fight for changes in agricultural practice, women´s rights and food systems worldwide. Here Dr. Shiva argues that the reductionism and [...]
The question for agricultural colleges is no longer, “who wants to be a farmer? “, but rather how can we train professionals to spearhead an integrated land management strategy necessary to feed Europe beyond peak oil? Musings from an ex-software company director who has gone back to college to learn about sustainable agriculture.
The most sustainable city, the most economical car, the most efficient fridge… Excellence in the field of sustainability is a prized marketing value. Does it have any educational interest?
In the light of the serious problems of environmental sustainability and social degradation, ecologists, sociologists, psychologists and doctors are calling for urgent changes to make our cities habitable again. When working with children, it is surprising to discover that the city that they ask for and need is very similar to the city that experts [...]