Chant Down Climate Change
Graybeal, Pam Mei Wai, Women & Environments International Magazine
Do you sing along to music? Have you ever listened to a song so many times that you knew every word? Even if it has been years since you heard that song, you would probably recall most of the lyrics once the music began. Lyrics we hear repeatedly, like stories and other narratives, actively shape how we learn and remember new things. This gives lyrics an enormous power. With this power, songs about climate change as well as social and personal transformation take the complex subject out of the frequently alienating realms of science and law to help us integrate important information into our daily lives.
If you believe, as I do, in the power of stories to shape our realities, then …
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Publication information: Article title: Chant Down Climate Change. Contributors: Graybeal, Pam Mei Wai - Author. Magazine title: Women & Environments International Magazine. Issue: 74/75 Publication date: Spring 2007. Page number: 49+. © WEED Foundation Fall 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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