Are we there yet? Early education responding to the challenges of climate disruption and sustainability

Davis, Julie (2014) Are we there yet? Early education responding to the challenges of climate disruption and sustainability. Every Child, 20(4), pp. 24-25.

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Abstract

We are now in ‘The Critical Decade’ (Steffen & Hughes, 2013) when the world’s peoples must make strong choices if we are to avert the worst impacts of climate disruption. Yet, addressing climate disruption, challenging though this is, is not humanity’s biggest problem – rather, climate disruption is a symptom of unsustainable development models that depend on continuous economic growth that shape how we live.

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ID Code: 78823
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: early childhood education, education for sustainability, sustainability, climate change, preschool education
ISSN: 1332-0659
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES (050000) > ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT (050200) > Environmental Education and Extension (050203)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori) (130102)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Children & Youth Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > Schools > School of Early Childhood & Inclusive Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 Early Childhood Australia Inc
Deposited On: 23 Nov 2014 22:17
Last Modified: 05 Mar 2015 17:12

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