Short Stories and Climate Change: An Application of Kolb’s Experiential Learning Model

  • Evangelos ManolasEmail author
Part of the Climate Change Management book series (CCM)


This chapter reviews the emergence of climate fiction as a literary phenomenon, discusses the importance of short stories as a teaching tool, presents David A. Kolb’s experiential learning model and finally attempts to apply the model via the use of short stories which include some aspect of climate change in their plot. The application suggested is followed by some observations which will be useful to those who wish to apply this method in their settings.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Forestry and Management of the Environment and Natural Resources, School of Agricultural and Forestry SciencesDemocritus University of ThraceOrestiadaGreece

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