05 avril 2014

IPAT considered harmful (#5 of more)

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/blog_landing/public/green.jpg?itok=D8D3DXB7By G. Rendell. Most of the time when students tell me about their environmental concerns, an underlying optimism comes from their faith that technology can save us.  Sometimes, they're attending Greenback U to learn more about one or another set of technologies, so that they can be part of the salvation effort.  Others hope to learn to teach about exciting new technologies, or influence public policy to gin up more support for environmentally sensitive technologies, or conduct the basic science on which those new technologies can be based, or write books and articles about how wonderful the (upcoming) new technologies are. Read more...

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