An interview with Noam Chomsky on activism, organisational behaviour, power structures, privilege and propaganda related to the climate crisis. The interview includes his views on the struggles of the climate movement and strategies to tackle the issue.
Students will learn about the climate change movement, its history and its current state. They will understand the importance of power structures in organisational behaviour for the movement. Students will further learn about political propaganda in the climate discourse.
Use this tool to help your students find answers to:
- Discuss the climate change movement.
- According to Chomsky, why does the climate change movement lack response?
- How does privilege, power and propaganda influence the climate change discourse?
- How does climate change affect inequality between groups?
About the Tool
|Tool Name||Noam Chomsky on Using Activism to Confront Climate Change|
|Topic(s) in Discipline||Sociology, Political Science, Climate Activism, Inequality, Political Propaganda|
|Climate Topic||Climate and Society|
|Type of Tool||Video (23 mins)|
|Developed by||Kevin Caners, Interviewer- The Elephant Podcast|
|Hosted at||The Elephant Podcast on Youtube|