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The next generation of plant scientists must have expertise in a broad range of fields
and experimental approaches to overcome the grand challenges of the 21st century.
The impacts of climate change on health as well as the societal responses to climate change are varied and significant.
Environmental education (EE) is in a powerful position to address climate change because of its history of incorporating science with policy education, and proven ability to evolve in response to social and environmental change.
Is education that accepts climate change as a given and incorporates how to adapt to a climate heavily impacted by humans consistent with the long standing goals of environmental education (EE)?
Universities are beginning to grapple with the complexities of teaching sustainable development, but traditional institutional structures and limited resources can make it hard for them to offer programs that combine all these aspects.