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The Department of Change: 2013: Resilience vs. campus sustainability?

The Department of Change: 2013: Resilience vs. campus sustainability? | SCUP Links | Scoop.it
Has “sustainability” run its course? Is it time for the Next Big Thing? 
So now what? Is it time for the Next Big Thing?  Has “sustainability” run its course? Before we think about that, what has sustainability accomplished?
Well, on campuses at least, there are more courses, majors, schools, colleges and certificates in sustainability than ever; fairly rapid growth because many students want to learn about it. More campuses are offering sustainability curricula. More students are signing up for these classes. This is no small feat and a very hopeful sign.
Likewise, campus carbon emissions are moderating or even going downGreen buildings are going upZero waste efforts are also on the rise. Local food programs/campus gardens are taking root. Renewable energy is up. And we are getting better at measuring all these impacts (STARS!). Great environmental improvements.
Yet missing from the list of sustainability’s accomplishments are two important categories: fiscal equity and social justice.


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2012 Campus Sustainability Day - New England Area - SCUP's Planning for Higher Ed Mojo

2012 Campus Sustainability Day - New England Area - SCUP's Planning for Higher Ed Mojo | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Our 60-minute video reveals what campus experts—students, faculty, and staff, each represented—know about what campuses need to be ensuring students learn about sustainability.

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