PUBLICATIONS

Learning through the body about sustainability transformations: article published

Research is emphasizing more and more the importance of connecting disparate ways of knowing, including scientific, artistic, embodied and local knowledges to better understand environmental change and to foster community resilience and engagement. This paper argues for an integrative approach to sustainability transformations, one that reconnects body and mind, that…

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Learning about climate change in, with an through art – article

How does one engage young people with a topic that is perceived as abstract, distant, and complex, and which at the same time is contributing to growing feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and anxiety among them? In a new paper, published in Climatic Change, I argue that although the important contributions that the arts and humanities can… More

ART FOR CHANGE: transformative learning and youth empowerment in a changing climate – article published

What’s the potential of art and transformative learning to empower young people to address climate change? In this new article, Karen O’Brien and I explore how climate-related art projects in education shift mindsets and open up imaginative spaces where students explored and discovered their role in addressing climate change and sustainability… More

Young people’s call for action – video

Being part of the Organising Committee of the European Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2019, which took place 28-30 May in Lisbon, one of my tasks was to involve youth in the conference. I produced a video with young people and with my sister Johanna Bentz.… More