Teaching Resources for Sustainability
Resources from the 2011 Instructional Excellence Retreat:
You Can Teach It Too: Sustainability Across the Curriculum
American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment. (2009). Education for climate neutrality and sustainability: Guidance for ACUPCC institutions. Retrieved from http://www2.presidentsclimatecommitment.org/documents/EducationforClimateNeutrality
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). Retrieved from http://www.aashe.org
Brown, L. (2011). World on the edge: How to prevent environmental and economic collapse. Retrieved from http://www.ebook3000.com/World-on-the-Edge--How-to-Prevent-Environmental-and-Economic-Collapse_117753.html
Clugston, R.M., Calder, W., Corcoran, P.B. (2002). Teaching sustainability with the earth charter. Teaching sustainability at universities: Towards curriculum greening. In Filho, W.L. (ed.) (2002). Teaching Sustainability at Universities: Towards Curriculum Greening, Bern, Switzerland: Peter Lang.
Earth Charter. Retrieved from http://www.earthcharter.org
Hawken, P. (2007). Blessed unrest: How the largest movement in the world came into being and why no one saw it coming. New York: Viking Press.
Hawken, P. (1994). The ecology of commerce. New York: Harper Business.
Hawken, P., Lovins, A. & Lovins, L.H. (2008). Natural capitalism: Creating the next industrial revolution. New York: Back Bay Books. Portions of the book can be retrieved from http://www.natcap.org/sitepages/pid5.php
Lovins, L.H. & Cohen, B. (2011). Climate capitalism: Capitalism in the age of climate change. New York: Hill and Wang.
Lovins, L.H. & Miller, G. (n.d.). The Madrone league: Open source sustainability education. Retrieved from http://www.triplepundit.com/2010/10/madrone-league-open-source-sustainability-education/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+
Lyle, J.T. (1999). Design for human ecosystems. Washington, D.C.: Island Press.
McHarg, I.L. (1995). Design with nature. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Van der Ryn, S. & Cowan, S. (1995). Ecological design. Washington, D.C.: Island Press.
Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) curriculum resources: http://www.aashe.org/resources/curriculum-resources
Building Green: http://www.buildinggreen.com/
Definition of Sustainability and Sample Syllabi from Auburn's Office of Sustainability: http://www.auburn.edu/projects/sustainability/website/what_is_sustainability/
Earth Policy Institute: http://www.earth-policy.org
Natural Capital Solutions: http://www.natcapsolutions.org
Piedmont Project: http://sustainability.emory.edu/page/1021/Piedmont-Project/
Sample Course Syllabi Incorporating Sustainability (Auburn): http://www.auburn.edu/projects/sustainability/website/staff_faculty_resources/workshops.php
Second nature: Education for sustainability: http://www.secondnature.org
The Natural Step: http://www.naturalstep.org/
U. S. Green Building Council (USGBC): http://www.usgbc.org
UN Millennium Development Goals: http://www.undp.org/mdg/basics.shtml
Wiser Earth: http://www.wiserearth.org/
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