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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  • September 11 at 9:18 AM
    Hi, everyone! Welcome to our Foundations and Practice of Sustainability 2020 team! Use Choices Ecochallenge to put your learning in our class into action in your own life this semester, and to encourage each other's habit changes. I'm excited to see what you come up with!
  • July 16 at 12:47 PM
    It was cool to see how many people also did food related projects. It's something we have control over which has a huge ecological impact.
  • July 15 at 7:20 PM
    I just ordered my first mason bee cocoons from Territorial Seed Company. They are blue mason bees and will come around February. I am both excited and terrified. My father and I have divided to go on this beekeeping adventure together and it has really brought us closer. Times have been hard and this project has introduced some much-needed fun...