understanding how history Plays a Part in Connecting the Dots for Effective Changemaking
Looking back to go forward
History or perspective on an issue is a critical part of making good ethical decisions. Environmental history is the study of how humans shape the environment and how the environment has shaped us. But is also gives us a chance to learn from our mistakes and apply the knowledge we have to current circumstances. It is only by putting information in the context of history, society and culture that we can truly make sound ethical decisions.
Below are several posts from the Toxipedia blog that explore the role of history in toxicological change making, but also serve as examples of how history can be used to empower any initiative to better the world.