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In this article, we will get started with taking on the climate crisis.

Welcome to Taking on the Climate Crisis with Social Change!


This 3 week course comprises 9 one-hour activities. In these activities, we will approach the climate crisis from perspectives of natural sciences, sustainability sciences and the humanities.

Our vision is for us (learners and educators) to work together to build solutions to the climate crisis. By doing so, we hope to become better ancestors and build better futures.

The course is self-contained, but we know that many learners will want to learn more. If you are one of them, we warmly recommend reading Under the Sky We Make by Kimberly Nicholas. You can find out more about this excellent book and order your own copy here.

Meet the Course Team

Christina Fredengren, Alasdair Skelton and Miriam Huitric

We are your educators. We are Christina Fredengren, Alasdair Skelton and Miriam Huitric.

Christina is an Archeologist. She is an Associate Professor at Stockholm University. Christina researches on and teaches about deep time, materiality, ethics, intragenerational justice and care.

Alasdair is a Geologist. He is a Professor at Stockholm University. Alasdair researches on and teaches about the climate of the past, ongoing climate change and pathways for taking on the climate crisis.

Miriam is a Sustainability Scientist. She is a Director of Studies at Stockholm University. Miriam researches on and teaches about transdisciplinary approaches to understanding social-ecological systems.

Our hope is to share with you, our different perspectives on the climate crisis, so that we can work together to become better ancestors for future generations.

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Let’s get started with our first activity: The Anthropocene.

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