Role of Higher Education Institutions in Addressing Climate Change Crisis: The Paradox of Core operations and Institutional Social Responsibilities
Chamila Perera, Chandana Hewege
Citation: Proceedings of the 2022 International Conference on Research in Management & Technovation, Viet Ha Hoang, Vijender Kumar Solanki, Nguyen Thi Hong Nga, Shivani Agarwal (eds). ACSIS, Vol. 34, pages 195–201 (2022)
Abstract. The paper discusses the paradox of climate change and university education. It assesses the expected role of universities in addressing the climate crisis and some leading frameworks appear in sustainability education literature. The paper also postulates a framework that may be adopted to guide climate change education and actions through universities. In conclusion, using a Carbon Literacy Training as an example, the paper discusses the implantation aspects of the proposed framework.
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