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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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  • May 7 at 4:37 PM
    The economy is something I have never given much thought about so it was really intresting to read about. Here are some main points I took away from this chapter:The most common measure of economic progress is the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), which measures a nation’s economic activity. For the past sixty years GDP has been the main method for...
  • May 7 at 4:33 PM
    I never thought about the impact that Amazon's two day shipping has on the environment. I also never realized that that flying coach was a good way to lessen the carbon impact when flying. Here are some of the main points I learned in this section:Amazon has become the most popular online shopping center. People love the free two day shipping;...
  • May 6 at 1:28 PM
    yesterday i made a batch of granola. its so gratifying to make and the house always smells great.  i enjoy creating new varieties each time. i added goji berries for a first, and want to try cacao nibs next time. i store it in a large glass jar and it looks enticing on my shelf (maybe TOO enticing..)