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It's too late. Let's get to work anyway.
Don Haas, Paleontological Research Institution
Don Haas, Paleontological Research Institution It is too late to prevent horrible consequences of climate change, but when it's too late is when we generally get to work. We ended slavery too late. We stopped ...

Teaching is Insufficient; Learning is also Insufficient.
Kim Kastens, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Kim Kastens, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University Pre-workshop Essay for the Workshop on Earth Education for Sustainable Societies In episode 122 of Star Trek: Voyager, the character Seven of ...

Ecological Restoration as the Imperative to Societal Stability
Nancy Lee Wood, Bristol Community College
Nancy Lee Wood, Bristol Community College There are at least four critical areas needed to be developed to ensure, not only sustainability, but RESILIENCE, if we are to live in viable societies rooted in ...

Inspiring Action Across Diverse Audiences More A Set of Musings than an Action
Margie Turrin, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
Margie Turrin, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Inspiring Action Across Diverse Audiences More A Set of Musings than an Action Last week I attended a workshop focused on developing an action plan for our region to ...

Earth Education for Sustainable Societies: A Middle School Interdisciplinary Perspective
Loris Chen
Loris J. Chen, Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School Greta Thornberg, a 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, made headlines by sailing from Europe to New York City to speak at the United National Climate Action ...

From the hyper-local to global: UNAVCO's vision for sustainability in earth education
Beth Bartel, UNAVCO; Donna Charlevoix, EarthScope Consortium; Beth Pratt-Sitaula, EarthScope Consortium; Shelley Olds, EarthScope Consortium
Beth Bartel, Beth Pratt-Situala, Donna Charlevoix, and Shelley Olds, UNAVCO UNAVCO, a non-profit university consortium, operates the NSF's Geodetic Facility for the Advancement of Geoscience (GAGE). Beth ...

Focus on Energy Resources
Elizabeth Nagy, Pasadena City College
Elizabeth Nagy-Shadman, Pasadena City College It might be useful to bring the concept of energy to the forefront, maybe by establishing a standard introductory course, or create an entire major: B.S. in Earth ...

Earth Education Expands to Teach Active Participation in Public Life
Sarah Johnson, Wild Rose Education
By Sarah R. Johnson, MAEd, Founder and Director of Wild Rose Education As the world continues to be bombarded by wicked problems, neuroscience research continues to expand and inform the field of teaching and ...

What Are We Advocating For with Sustainability?
Robert Turner, University of Washington-Bothell Campus
Essay for InTeGrate workshop - Earth Education for Sustainable Societies Robert Turner, University of Washington Bothell 9/29/19 I have two suggestions for our community and the upcoming workshop to move earth ...

Earth Education: From Childhood to Adulthood
Patrick Kasele, African Initiative for Environmental Education
Patrick Kasele, African Initiative for Environmental Education The main issues that the world is facing and will be facing for the next decades are loss of natural habitats and resources, animal extinction, food ...