Future Scenarios and Environmental Education

Helen Kopnina
  • The Journal of Environmental Education, August 2014, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/00958964.2014.941783

Future scenarios in environment and education

What is it about?

This contribution reflects upon the future of environmental education and education for sustainable development (EE/ESD) and the larger issue of sustainability. The three scenarios and corresponding EE/ESD approaches are discussed: the limits to growth (the great tragedy and demise); sustainable development and ecological modernization (hope and innovation); and the Anthropocene park (surrender to anthropocentrism). The future of education for sustainability is examined

Why is it important?

This contribution reflects upon the future of environmental education and education for sustainable development (EE/ESD) and the larger issue of sustainability. The three scenarios and corresponding EE/ESD approaches are discussed: the limits to growth (the great tragedy and demise); sustainable development and ecological modernization (hope and innovation); and the Anthropocene park (surrender to anthropocentrism). The future of education for sustainability is examined

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