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1 Fieldwork in Geography – Bilingual teaching James Hindson Sense&Sustainability The Solution?

2 Fieldwork in Geography bilingual teaching Torun 2 nd – 4 th October 2009 A different system?

3 Fieldwork in Geography bilingual teaching Torun 2 nd – 4 th October 2009 One taking lessons from nature

4 Fieldwork in Geography bilingual teaching Torun 2 nd – 4 th October 2009 Imagine a system where Waste equals food - there is NO waste Only current solar income is used Air, water, and soil are purified Valuable materials fare retained or perpetual, productive reuse No regulation is required

5 Fieldwork in Geography bilingual teaching Torun 2 nd – 4 th October 2009 An abundance of cultural and biological diversity is celebrated Nature's capacity to thrive is enhanced Health, wealth, and useful resources all grow There is value and opportunity for all.

6 Fieldwork in Geography bilingual teaching Torun 2 nd – 4 th October 2009

7 See the difference?

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9 Bio energy

10 Fieldwork in Geography bilingual teaching Torun 2 nd – 4 th October 2009 Solar energy

11 Fieldwork in Geography bilingual teaching Torun 2 nd – 4 th October 2009 Clothing ?

12 Fieldwork in Geography bilingual teaching Torun 2 nd – 4 th October 2009 But more seriously

13 Fieldwork in Geography bilingual teaching Torun 2 nd – 4 th October 2009 And in the future?

14 Fieldwork in Geography bilingual teaching Torun 2 nd – 4 th October 2009 Cradle to cradle design reject the assumption that human industry inevitably destroys the natural world. Instead, CRADLE TO CRADLE DESIGN embraces abundance, human ingenuity and positive aspirations – AND - it has the answers to sustainability

15 Fieldwork in Geography bilingual teaching Torun 2 nd – 4 th October 2009 And what about our education for sustainable development ? Are we just educating for slightly less bad world OR being a little less bad but not good?

16 Fieldwork in Geography bilingual teaching Torun 2 nd – 4 th October 2009 For the campaign against climate change is a campaign not for abundance but for austerity. It is a campaign not for more freedom but for less freedom. Strangest of all, it is a campaign not just against other people, but also against ourselves.

17 Fieldwork in Geography bilingual teaching Torun 2 nd – 4 th October 2009 Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe in that future can be better, its unlikely that you will step up and take responsibility for making it so.

18 Fieldwork in Geography bilingual teaching Torun 2 nd – 4 th October 2009 You never change things by fighting against the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the old model obsolete.

19 Fieldwork in Geography bilingual teaching Torun 2 nd – 4 th October 2009

20 Can it be done?

21 1.6 Billions of Tons Carbon Emitted per Year Current path = ramp Historical emissions Flat path Stabilization Wedges 16 GtC/y Eight wedges Goal: In 50 years, same global emissions as today

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23 I Phone

24 Fieldwork in Geography bilingual teaching Torun 2 nd – 4 th October 2009 Yes – its possible Thanks!

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