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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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  • February 27 at 11:04 PM
    I think one way to examine and transform these assumptions in our life is think before purchase. We have to understand if the item a want or a need. And stop buying things that is a want. It could not only have negative impacts on people/animal, but also our saving/money. For example, one negative impact on people when you buy a well-known...
  • February 27 at 12:31 PM
    I am finally removing all the lilac suckers from my yard. some of them have roots so I am putting those in a bucket of water and inviting neighbors to take them. I love the idea of filling the hood with lilacs!
  • February 25 at 8:09 AM
    The reading this week was really eye-opening; particularly the section "What Isn't For Sale?" The list of things that are actually for sale is unbelievable. $250,000 to shoot an ENDANGERED black rhino! The things that humans think they should be allowed to do boggles the mind! Buying and selling the right to pollute! Anyway, I know...