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Posts Tagged ‘Ecological literacy’

Teach-In ‘The 2012 Imperative’ – How designers and the education system can respond to Climate Change

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Written by Adam S

The Teach-In was held last week at the V&A and a packed hall of students, cure faculty and staff  - as well as 22 institutions around the world tuning in to the live Internet broadcast - were there to respond to the critical issues of our time, approved resource depletion, viagra 100mg loss of biodiversity and especially the issue of climate change.

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One of the main aims of the event was to focus on the role of the design community in facing these problems. The design community is well placed to offer solutions as well as educate people towards an ecological literacy, an understanding and awareness of how to work towards a sustainable future.

One of the main problems addressed is the need to communicate the climate science to people; often dry documents, facts and figures fall short on getting the audience engaged. It is up to designers to try to communicate this and engage the masses. read more

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