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 18 at 5:53 AM
    I watched Paris to Pittsburgh last night and it was such an eye opening documentary. I have always done my research when voting at the polls but during the next election I know that I need to get out and help canvas for the candidates that truly care about the future of this planet. 
  • December 17 at 4:00 PM
    Today the Congress for New Urbanism (CNU) posted an article about walkability in cities from walking advocate and urbanist, Jeff Speck. His new book is entitled Walkable City Rules: 101 Steps to Making Better Places shows how to make communities walkable—and better places to live. Obviously, I am not going to list all 101 steps in this post....
  • December 17 at 5:51 AM
    Many people are aware of the importance of sustainability, but are accustomed to old habits. Sustainability is important to me, because I want to ensure the safety and wellbeing of future generations, especially for my children. My vision for sustainability is like the movie Avatar, this may sound silly, but it came to my mind when I was...