The Community Action for Spaceship Earth (CASE) initiative came from an educational network ENIRDELM which is dedicated to improving educational leadership and management. CASE is targeted on a broader readership than only educators. It provides resources to inform all citizens about the coming threats to Spaceship Earth and all its passengers. The documents in this section are, however, related to all levels of education.
CRITIQUE – Western-educational remains within economic growth paradigm thus contributes to existential threats (NORRAG article)
PERSONAL ACTION – Calculate and record your ecological footprint using the Global Footprint Network’s calculator. A personal example – mea culpa; What to tell the children? – a mother’s thoughts on fast or slow annihilation;
COMMUNITY ACTION – Suing governments for climate change – Portuguese students act. Planting trees – many good reasons that enhance well-being. Retrosuburbia – permaculture in the suburbs (David Holmgren); Traffic solutions; Pressure groups; Legal actions against climate change; March 2018 Portugal 100% renewable! Extinction Rebellion; Students protest;
GOVERNANCE – constitutional change for Earth Citizenship against the corruption of politics by special corporate interests.
GLOBAL ACTION – Proposal for UN Population Framework Strategy; Legal action against plastics pollution; Plant-based plastic; Foreign aid vs. plastic pollution; WWF video – Fight for the World (1.5 mins.)