Ignorance/ Denial-Fear/ Paralysis/ Engagement/ Commitment: Reflections on a Decade Teaching Climate Change Law

Abstract

Teaching about climate change at any level means introducing students to the fearsome realities of our rapidly changing earth.  But more than transmitting curriculum content, this teaching requires opening a space where students can investigate, research and interrogate the logic of the media, corporate, and government discourse on climate change.

https://doi.org/10.5195/rt.2015.206
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References

Basic climate change bibliography for teachers:

To keep track of the global climate negotiations, www.unfccc.org.

Mark Hertsgaard, HOT: LIVING THROUGH THE NEXT FIFTY YEARS ON EARTH

Naomi Klein, THIS CHANGES EVERYTHING

Elizabeth Kolbert, FIELD NOTES FROM A CATASTROPHE

Elizabeth Kolbert, THE SIXTH EXTINCTION

Bill McKibben, EAARTH

Bill McKibben, Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math, http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/global-warmings-terrifying-new-math-20120719

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