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Story telling in the low-carbon energy transition

Story telling in the low-carbon energy transition

Derek Gladwin, Assistant Professor, Language & Literacy Education, and Sustainability Fellow at the University of British Columbia writes on The Conversation website that stories matter and those for the new energy transition will be different than those when fossil fuels dominated. Importantly he writes: “If we start to communicate and educate about energy transition through … Continue reading

Environmental racism exists and that the rhetoric of “conservation” and “saving the planet” does not only come from what is called the left

Environmental racism exists and that the rhetoric of “conservation” and “saving the planet” does not only come from what is called the left

There appears to be “fake news” that is intentionally seeding confusion as we address the coronavirus while also needing to keep a long-term focus on addressing climate change. Marc Hudson, Researcher on Sociomaterial Transformations at Keele University, explains in an article on The Conversation website.   Beware far-right arguments disguised as environmentalism Posters in the … Continue reading

The power of comedy to address the climate crisis

The power of comedy to address the climate crisis

There are many ways to communicate important messages on any topic. As the author, Birte Loschenkohl, Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellow, Department of Philosophy at the University of Essex says in an article on The Conversation website: climate change is often narrated like a classic Greek tragedy. But she argues, comedy also has an important role … Continue reading