Futures of the climate action movement: Insights from an integral futures approach
- Publication Type:
- Journal Article
- Journal of Futures Studies, 2011, 15 (3), pp. 33 - 52
- Issue Date:
Copyright Clearance Process
- Recently Added
- In Progress
- Open Access
This item is open access.
In this paper, I use a Wilberian integral futures approach to examine visions of the future within the climate action movement and identify sources of agreement and contention. I argue that the Wilberian approach is particularly valuable in drawing out diverse futures associated with differing levels of consciousness. Applying this approach to the climate action movement, I identify a likely future in which the continued promotion of a particular set of ecological values limits the appeal of the movement and reduces its effectiveness. An alternative future sees movement leaders working from or adopting more diverse value positions to develop movement visions that have broader appeal and support more effective results.
Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: