ENVS 2100 Lecture 4 9/30/2013 8:31:00 AM
Wise shifts in climate science
Various climate science actors:
Enormous social complex with various actors
Rachel Carson Silent Springs video
1) varying interpretations of nature/wilderness-cultural relations
2) Cultural influences
Week 4: What is wild education?
A Toronto/Livingston view
Wild education – gets at who we are, and where we are.
John Livingston: concerned with wild education in Toronto. Suggests that the failure
of conservation is not ‘out there.’ The failure is rooted in the fact that ppl are part
of the prob.
…the things I values –such as birds- are being destroyed by other things I
also value: human life. The conflicts and paradoxes are staggering.
The paradox becomes how to love both things when something from your
culture is responsible for the destruction of the other
Her experience, presented to her a lesson about vulnerability of
humankind that is still known to indigenous cultures, but lost to the