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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  • April 5 at 8:32 PM
    Hello, This week my challenge was to incorporate more vegan meals. Although I am a vegetarian, I believe that the vegan diet is better for the environment, your health, and overall experience on earth. With that in mind, I wanted to add more vegan foods into my diet and I was pleased. It wasn't hard mostly because a lot of foods in my home...
  • April 5 at 7:01 PM
    Today I talked to my partner about our shared carbon footprint. Right now, the weather is still nice in Phoenix so we have been riding our bikes to the nearby store for groceries. Unfortunately, it gets really hard in the summer when it can be 100+ degrees to maintain a small carbon footprint because we want to drive everywhere! Also living in...
  • April 5 at 5:09 PM
    Gardened in the backyard using mulch