2. Ecological Collapse and Climate Crisis
Upon completion of this module, we hope you have achieved the learning objectives below. Practice discussing these topics with your friends and/or community. Try to explain to a friend how the climate crisis is intrinsically connected to colonialism and racial capitalism. As a reminder, these were the objectives shared in the introduction to this module:
- Describe how climate crisis is a result of current global systems based on racial capitalism, colonialism and social injustice
- Explore and engage with notions of collapse and the structural and relational factors that affect change making
- Identify key factors contributing to the denial of climate crisis and ecological collapse
- Reflect on the dominant responses to climate crisis from an Indigenous, relational perspective
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Prompts for reflection after you have fully completed the module on Ecological Collapse and Climate Crisis:
- What stood out to you the most?
- What do you want to learn more about?
- What did you find the most difficult?
- How do you feel? Check in with your body. Why do you think you feel this way? What parts of this module made you feel differently?
Note: to access your reflection journal please review the Introduction section of the Ecological Collapse and Climate Crisis module.