Turn it around! An education guide to climate futures [report]

Dilraba Anayatova, Marina Basu, Saiarchana Darira, Andrew Freiband, Devynn Glanz, Atota Halkiyo, Setrag Hovsepian, Adrienne Jenik, Jieyu Jiang, Hikaru Komatsu, Prince Kwarase, Laura Law (+9 others)
2022 unpublished
Building on the scientific evidence and keeping in focus policy promises made over the decades, this report mobilizes the power of socially engaged art to bring together visions and voices of youth from across the globe in a collective effort to address the root causes of the climate crisis. It starts with the premise that education is directly implicated in the climate crisis and our failure to imagine alternatives. But it can also be the catalyst for radical change. Aiming to shift and
more » ... the dominant knowledge systems and categories with the cards from the Turn It Around! deck, this report urges you to turn toward the reality of the climate crisis by capturing its devastating impacts from youth perspective in a way statistical data might not. It challenges existing education policies, practices, and patterns as no longer possible, tolerable, or even thinkable. With the powerful imagination and creativity of youth, the report activates a series of turning points — intergenerational, decolonial, methodological, and pedagogical — in order to turn around the environmental catastrophe, while reconfiguring the role of education toward ecologically just and sustainable futures.
doi:10.14507/oge-tia fatcat:w3tikaha3vc5zb6jpz7mpburhu