When designing a curriculum, the challenge is to not add too much. The curriculum needs to be feasible. This means we may need to kill some former darlings. Nevertheless, this week I want to make an argument for the market system.
The ecological ceiling covers nine dimensions, which coincide with the planetary boundaries of the Stockholm Resilience Centre. Nine dimensions is a lot of ground to cover. Having said that, I do believe that to appreciate the ecological ceiling, students, and by extension their teachers, need at least a basic understanding of the biogeochemical cycles in particular and the ecosystem of the earth in general.