AbstractStudents around the world are leading climate strikes every Friday to call attention to and mobilize greater action to limit climate crisis and the harm it poses to all beings, especially already vulnerable, marginalized human communities. These strikes occasionally culminate in heightened weeks of action, like the September 20-27, 2019, Global Climate...
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- Environmental Sociology
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Usage NotesSee Pre-Class Assignment supplemental file for readings to be assigned as pre-class homework.
Use PowerPoint (download via link in PowerPoint Link supplemental file). See instructor notes with each slide for entire presentation.
Begin class with an overview of climate change (slides 2-9). 5-10 minutes.
Introduce Greta Thunberg...
Learning Goals and Assessments
- Understand climate crisis, analyze "climate justice", articulate nature and history of Global Climate Strikes.
- Apply "equity" and "intersectionality" to real-world climate scenarios.
- Communicate climate justice principles to public audiences.
- Show of hands and in-class discussion.
- Scenario discussions and reporting.
- Take Home Assignment.
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