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UIL Blog: Meditations on an emergency

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23 July 2021

The horrific images from Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Austria and other places, and the astonishing heatwaves in North America, which saw new record temperatures four or five degrees higher than the previous ones, are a wake-up call, with regard not only to climate change and the prevailing economic model driving it but to education too. They tell us that business as usual is no longer an option. We need to create a new normal based around the idea of sustainable living, and realize the potential of lifelong learning to empower people to make the change we need, writes Paul Stanistreet in his latest UIL blog post.

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