Description of the lesson Excercises: Read the text and give an outline of its main points. Form groups of 4-5 people and discuss the different concepts of environmental ethics by finding examples for each concept. Examining if the examples need to be classified into individual, societal, corporate or global responsibility.
Big Wind’s Dirty Little Secret: Toxic Lakes and Radioactive Waste
Then follows a description of the lesson First read the text by Institute for Energy Research about ... After that, discuss the following question: Alfred Crosby has coined the term “Ecological imperialism” describing European settlers conquering, invading and exploiting new territory, bringing in new animals, plants and diseases and thereby changing the ecology of the country. Do you think the term “Ecological imperialism” is also adequate in the case of the American and European wind lobby causing extensive rare earth mining and pollution in China? Why (not)? Discuss in groups of three, take notes and present your results to the rest of the class.