This video is about doughnut economics and changing from a goal of growth in GDP to a goal of thriving within our planet's boundaries.
The video does a nice job of explaining the concept of doughnut economics.
Students should be familiar with GDP and other economic measures.
The beginning and end of this video is an introduction to doughnut economics. The middle part of the video focuses on how doughnut economics is being applied to Amsterdam in the Netherlands.
This video could be used in social studies, economics, civics, and history classes to introduce new ideas for how we measure success and prosperity.
This resource could be incorporated into biology and environmental science classes when discussing the drivers of climate change, environmental destruction, and solutions to reduce our impacts on the planet.
The resource outlines the concept of doughnut economy and how it can transform the global economic system. There could be some limitation in its scalability and replicability as a result of political resistance and other social factors. This is recommended for teaching.
College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Standards
Dimension 2: Economics
D2.Eco.1.6-8 Explain how economic decisions affect the well-being of individuals, businesses, and society.
D2.Eco.1.9-12 Analyze how incentives influence choices that may result in policies with a range of costs and benefits for different groups.