Interdisciplinarity and transboundary thinking as a pre-requisite for learning our way out of unsustainability. Arjen E.J. Wals. Today. Unsustainability & urgency Learning our way out? Redesigning education, learning & research. 60.000/5sec. 2.000.000/5min. www.chrisjordan.com.
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Interdisciplinarity and transboundary thinking as a pre-requisite for learning our way out of unsustainability
Arjen E.J. Wals
“The conventional wisdom holds that all education is good, and the more of it one has, the better.… The truth is that without significant precautions, [it] can equip people merely to be more effective vandals of the Earth” (D. Orr).
‘ We are drowning in information while starving for wisdom’E.O. Wilson, 1998, p. 300)
What’s it made of?
Where does each component come from?
How does it affect our lifes?
How does it affect the lifes of others?
Is there a future for cell phones?
Mireille Faist Emmenegger, et al, “Life Cycle Assessment of the Mobile Communication System UMTS: Towards Eco-Efficient Systems,” International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 11, 4, (2006): 265 – 276.
Chromium: Production and Consumption emissions in Sweden
Blinding insight - intermezzo
Sustainability Competence (1)
Sustainability competence (2)