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Proposal ID986
Proposal2020 Platform Amendment: Chapter II, Section E, 1 Education
PresenterPlatform Committee Sponsor: Eco-Action Committee
Floor ManagerTrahern Crews
PhaseClosed
Discussion01/13/2020 - 02/09/2020
Voting02/10/2020 - 02/16/2020
ResultAdopted
Presens Quorum34 0.6666
Consens Quorum51 0.6666 of Yes and No Votes

Background

None

Proposal

Amend Chapter II, Social Justice, Section E, Education and the Arts,
Sub-section 1, Education by adding a new point y.

Proposed Changes

y. Educate students in grade school and higher education with courses in the environmental sciences, with a focus on the hands-on practice of regenerative, organic, community farming/gardening, increased emphasis on energy conservation, exposure to industrialized food production through field trips and educational films (at an appropriate age), and other courses that include a comprehensive curriculum on climate change, biodiversity, and other planetary boundaries and environmental concerns. Focus on education through a general immersion in nature to understand, hands-on, the intricate dependence of humanity upon the natural world.

Resources

Approval of this proposal will amend the 2020 GPUS Platform.
 
Contact:
Platform Committee platcom@gp.org; Co-chairs Bruce Hinkforth, Tim Willard
Eco-Action Committee ecoaction-cochairs@gp.org; Co-chairs Audrey Clement, Frank Jeffers

References

https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/K9gF3mbNBgDVCsQapBA5/full


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