Developing Ecological Consciousness

dev_ecoDeveloping Ecological Consciousness: Path to a Sustainable World, by Christopher Uhl (Rowman & Littlefield Publisher, Inc., 2004)

I’m inspired this week by a book by Christopher Uhl, entitled Developing Ecological Consciousness.  Dr. Uhl has been a biology and environmental studies professor at Penn State for over 25 years.  In the course of his illustrious career as a researcher, he found himself asking the same question I often ask as a scholar and teacher.  How do we empower students to feel engaged in environmental issues rather than overwhelmed and hopeless? Continue reading