Move Beyond the Hype

Explore sustainability more deeply at individual, societal, and global perspectives, and discover new ways of living and together, make change more possible and powerful.
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Sustainability is a complex and contested concept, but at its essence represents the hope for a healthy, just and bright future for us all. We offer Choices for Sustainable Living as an opportunity to move beyond the hype to explore sustainability more deeply. The course focuses less on defining sustainability than envisioning sustainability – what would a sustainable world look like? And how can we create it together?

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  • August 18 at 9:22 PM
    If anyone wants to sign petitions, I always am looking at Care2. They have many petitions to sign. Lots are focused on the environment and endangered animals.
  • August 16 at 3:14 PM
    Yesterday I went to Hyde Park for the first time to hike with my friends. We fell down a lot at the beginning of the path and relaxed by the river. One of my friends decided she wanted to have a good time on the tire swing, and she did until she wanted to get off. Thankfully she doesn't mind getting a little wet. ; )
  • August 16 at 3:01 PM
    One of the main goals I hope to achieve from taking this class is to just be aware of my ecological footprint and how my actions and decisions impact the earth. Once I learn about my imprint, I hope to then learn how to incorporate more sustainable habits such as recycling or participating in river cleanups. Some behaviors of mine that I would...