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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  • December 10 at 12:00 PM
    Ava GannonF block SustainabilityInterview with a person 20 yrs older: I chose to interview my next-door neighbor, a drummer and an artist who works with my dad. As far as what they used to make and repair, he said that since there weren't cell phones to call anyone at any time people were more handy - they knew how to fix simple things around...
  • December 10 at 9:25 AM
    Eco-Challenge -  Supporting local business. For this eco-challenge io decided to support more local businesses, and I started out with my local gas station instead of all the chains in Santa Fe like Allsups. The local gas station is owned by a family who has run this gas station for a very long time and who I know need the money more than the...
  • December 10 at 8:09 AM
    Javier Márquez Almeida Block F  SUST                                 Interview  In my interview, I decided to interview my mom. My mom grew up in a rural area Chihuahua México with my great-grandma and grandpa. They would raise cattle and grow corn my great grandparents would sell their harvest to the local supermarkets.        One of the...