Search Results

715 resources

Geography and the Emergence of Sustainability Science: Missed Opportunities and Enduring Possibilities

  • Oregon State University (OR)

The dawn of the 21st century saw the emergence of the newly declared field of “sustainability science.” The new field’s research agenda focuses on meeting human needs while simultaneously ...


Sustainability Science

  • Harvard University (MA)
  • American Meteorological Society (DC)
  • Stanford University (CA)
  • Stockholm University
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (SC)
  • University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines
  • Griffith University (Queensland)
  • University of New Hampshire (NH)

Meeting fundamental human needs while preserving Earth's life support systems will require an accelerated transition toward sustainability. A new field of sustainability science is emerging that seeks to understand ...


Linking classroom learning and research to advance ideas about social-ecological resilience

  • Arizona State University (AZ)
  • Dartmouth College (NH)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (AK)
  • University of Victoria (BC)
  • Stockholm University

There is an increasing demand in higher education institutions for training in complex environmental problems. Such training requires a careful mix of conventional methods and innovative solutions, a task not ...


Evolution and structure of sustainability science

  • Indiana University Bloomington (IN)

The concepts of sustainable development have experienced extraordinary success since their advent in the 1980s. They are now an integral part of the agenda of governments and corporations, and their ...


Routledge Handbook of Higher Education for Sustainable Development

  • University of Vechta
  • Leuphana University of Lüneburg
  • RMIT University

The Routledge International Handbook of Higher Education for Sustainable Development gives a systematic and comprehensive overview of existing and upcoming research approaches for higher education for sustainable development. It provides ...


Senator George J. Mitchell Center for Sustainability Solutions

  • University of Maine (ME)

Producing knowledge and linking it to actions that meet human needs while preserving the planet’s life-support systems is emerging as one of the most fundamental and difficult challenges for ...

  • Posted May 2, 2016
  • Research Centers & Institutes
  • View more

Measuring the educational impacts of a graduate course on sustainable development

  • Texas A&M University (TX)

While university‐level education is increasingly recognized as an important component of sustainable approaches to development, little empirical research has been done on the impact of sustainability education on student ...

  • Posted April 29, 2016
  • Publications
  • View more

John T. Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies

  • California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (CA)

The Lyle Center is committed to a future in which all people live with dignity in safe, healthy, and sustainable environments. We believe this future is best achieved through the ...

  • Posted April 29, 2016
  • Research Centers & Institutes
  • View more

Institute for Sustainable Design

  • Cooper Union (NY)

The Cooper Union Institute for Sustainable Design seeks to provide the greater Cooper Union community—architects, engineers and artists—with the cross-disciplinary knowledge and skills that are necessary to create ...

  • Posted April 26, 2016
  • Research Centers & Institutes
  • View more

How not what: teaching sustainability as process

  • University of California, Santa Cruz (CA)

Ever since the word “sustainability” entered public discourse, the concept has escaped definition. The United Nations has christened the years 2005–2014 “The UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development ...

  • Posted April 25, 2016
  • Publications
  • View more

Successes and snags of a sustainability course in higher education

  • University of Arizona (AZ)

By means of an action-research methodological approach, this paper analyses the accomplishments and challenges of a university-wide course that offers sustainability theory and practice to help students adopt pro-sustainability behaviours ...

  • Posted April 25, 2016
  • Publications
  • View more

Concentration in Sustainability (Master of Business & Science)

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

The Master of Business & Science with a concentration in Sustainability is designed to help students identify, analyze and better understand connections among social, environmental, technological and economic systems. Designed ...

  • Posted April 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Minor in Sustainability

  • Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick Campus (NJ)

Students in this minor complete 3 foundational courses, a practicum course, and a course in each of the following areas of inquiry: Resource Management Systems; Governance; and Economics and Social ...

  • Posted April 25, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Sport Sustainability Leadership Certificate at Seattle University

  • Seattle University (WA)

The first of its kind in the world, the fully online Certificate in Sport Sustainability Leadership addresses the global concern for increased environmental and ecological sustainability in the sport industry ...

  • Posted April 22, 2016
  • Videos & Webinars
  • View more

Sport Sustainability Leadership Certificate (online)

  • Seattle University (WA)

The first of its kind in the world, the Certificate in Sport Sustainability Leadership addresses the global concern for increased environmental and ecological sustainability in the sport industry. We empower ...

  • Posted April 22, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

An MBA’s Guide to the Triple Bottom Line

  • University of Scranton (PA)

The “Sustainability and the MBA: The Triple Bottom Line” guide helps you discover how to build stronger and more sustainable relationships between organizations, stakeholders, and the community.

  • Posted April 21, 2016
  • Publications
  • View more

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI)

  • University of Colorado Boulder (CO)

RASEI (pronounced RAY-see) is a joint institute between the University of Colorado Boulder (CU-Boulder) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) addressing important, complex problems in energy that require a ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Research Centers & Institutes
  • View more

Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame

  • University of Notre Dame (IN)

The Center for Sustainable Energy at Notre Dame (ND Energy) is a University Research Center whose mission is to foster and grow energy-related research toward sustainable and affordable energy solutions ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Research Centers & Institutes
  • View more

Sustainability, Energy and Environment Fellows Program

  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (IL)

Why is true sustainability so hard to achieve? Behind every environmentally friendly practice is a web of consequences, trade-offs, feedbacks, and barriers — and this undergraduate minor administered by the Institute ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Clean Energy and Sustainability Minor

  • University of Massachusetts Boston (MA)

The minor in clean energy and sustainability (CES) is offered through the Clean Energy and Sustainability program. It consists of six courses selected from six core areas: Environmental Science, Energy ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Energy and Sustainability Specialization (Master's in Mechanical Engineering)

  • Northwestern University (IL)

This interdisciplinary mechanical engineering concentration engages both deep technical courses in energy and technology topics as well as critically important courses in the policy, law and economics of energy.

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Specialization in Sustainability (Master of Project Management)

  • Northwestern University (IL)

This specialization prepares individuals to play a significant role in shaping the future of the built environment by providing a framework for developing creative sustainable solutions as a key element ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Energy and Sustainability Undergraduate Certificate

  • Northwestern University (IL)

The Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern University (ISEN) Undergraduate Certificate provides a means for Northwestern students to pursue multi-disciplinary instruction in the increasingly important areas of sustainability and ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern University (ISEN)

  • Northwestern University (IL)

The Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern was established in 2008 as an umbrella organization whose unique mission is to advance global energy and sustainability solutions through transformational research ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Research Centers & Institutes
  • View more

Establishing sustainability science in higher education institutions: towards an integration of academic development, institutionalization, and stakeholder collaborations

  • University of Tokyo
  • University of Zurich
  • Lund University
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam

The field of sustainability science aims to understand the complex and dynamic interactions between natural and human systems in order to transform and develop these in a sustainable manner. As ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Publications
  • View more

Sustainable Business and Innovation (MSc)

  • Utrecht University

As part of this two-year Master’s programme in Sustainable Business and Innovation, you will learn about sustainability challenges and the technological and other options that businesses can use to ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Sustainable Development (MSc)

  • Utrecht University

This two-year Master’s programme is aimed at students who want to contribute to the design of the solutions needed to achieve an environmentally and socially accountable society. In this ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Master of Sustainability Science

  • University of Tokyo
  • United Nations University

The Graduate Program in Sustainability Science - Global Leadership Initiative (GPSS-GLI) provides the training necessary to enable future global leaders to make a profound impact on sustainability science and sustainable development ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Sustainability Science (PhD)

  • University of Tokyo
  • United Nations University

The Graduate Program in Sustainability Science - Global Leadership Initiative (GPSS-GLI) provides the training necessary to enable future global leaders to make a profound impact on sustainability science and sustainable development ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Sustainability Science and Policy (PhD)

  • Maastricht University

The interdisciplinary Ph.D. programme in Sustainability Science and Policy (SSP) is designed to educate researchers, university teachers, and world leaders in the social, economic and natural science disciplines that ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

International Centre for Integrated assessment and Sustainable development (ICIS)

  • Maastricht University

ICIS, based in Maastricht University's Faculty of Humanities and Sciences, addresses complex issues facing the planet and its inhabitants. It aims to conduct research and provide education in the ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Research Centers & Institutes
  • View more

Sustainability Science and Policy (MSc)

  • Maastricht University

The world needs professionals who have the competences to recognise, analyse and respond to sustainability challenges. Who can design, conduct and evaluate sustainability assessments in collaboration with other disciplines and ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Sustainable Development (BA)

  • Murdoch University (Western Australia)

In this program you will learn about the sustainability issues affecting us all, including climate change, scarce resources and the challenge of economic growth versus environmental protection. You'll also ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Environmental and Sustainability Studies (BA/BCD)

  • Acadia University (NS)

This program aims to develop environmental leaders, managers, and professionals who are critical and insightful thinkers as well as creative problem solvers skilled in leading transformational change toward a more ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Learning for Sustainability (PgDip)

  • University of Edinburgh

The Postgraduate Diploma builds on the Postgraduate Certificate’s three core courses: Introduction to Learning for Sustainability, Ecosystems for Educators and Outdoor Learning. A further four Postgraduate Diploma specific courses ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Learning for Sustainability (PgCert)

  • University of Edinburgh

The Postgraduate Certificate is made up of three core courses: Introduction to Learning for Sustainability, Ecosystems for Educators, and Outdoor Learning. The overall aim of the programme is to introduce ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Learning for Sustainability (MSc)

  • University of Edinburgh

This MSc is an opportunity to study the ways schooling, community and higher education respond to issues such as climate change, resource depletion, inequality and well-being, and ecological and economic ...

  • Posted April 20, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Teaching and learning sustainability: An assessment of the curriculum content and structure of sustainability degree programs in higher education

  • Furman University (SC)
  • Lund University

Sustainability degree programs in higher education have proliferated with the emergence of sustainability as a recognized academic field. This study evaluated the curricula of English-language programs granting degrees in sustainability ...

  • Posted April 17, 2016
  • Publications
  • View more

Interdisciplinary Environmental and Sustainability Education and Research: Institutes and Centers at Research Universities

  • National Council for Science & the Environment (DC)

Interdisciplinary environmental and sustainability (IES) academic and research programs have an

important and unique role in higher education. IES programs study the interfaces and interactions

of coupled social-nature systems using ...

  • Posted April 15, 2016
  • Publications
  • View more

MA/MS in Interdisciplinary Studies: Concentration in Sustainability

  • University of Louisville (KY)

The large-scale goal of the Master of Arts/Science in Interdisciplinary Studies: Concentration in Sustainability Degree program is to prepare students to address complex regional, state, national and global challenges ...

  • Posted April 14, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Sustainable Table Food Issues Resources

  • GRACE Communications Foundation (NY)

This online resource provides in-depth information on topics relating to sustainable and industrial agriculture and food systems. Useful as a higher education teaching tool.

  • Posted April 14, 2016
  • Course Materials
  • View more

Sustainability Management Minor

  • Loyola University Chicago (IL)

Quinlan and non-Quinlan students who wish to learn more about sustainability in business and industry may pursue the sustainable business minor.

The minor in sustainability management provides foundational knowledge of ...

  • Posted April 13, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

BA in Environmental Humanities

  • Stony Brook University (NY)

The Environmental Humanities major, leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree, draws together a range of disciplines to explore human understanding and interpretation of nature. The curriculum integrates disciplines from ...

  • Posted April 13, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Centre for Environmental Arts and Humanities

  • University of Exeter (Devon)

The Centre for Environmental Arts and Humanities (CEAH) is an independent, interdisciplinary initiative which brings together researchers who share an interest in the relationship between the environment and the human ...

  • Posted April 13, 2016
  • Research Centers & Institutes
  • View more

Voluntary Simplicity and Consumerism Discussion Activity

  • Northwest Earth Institute (OR)

Active, personally relevant learning is at the heart of an effective education. This discussion activity takes participants through a process of exploring sustainability through small group discussion and personal reflection ...

  • Posted April 13, 2016
  • Course Materials
  • View more

Concentration in Sustainability, Master of Divinity

  • Wake Forest University (NC)

The Wake Forest Center for Energy, Environment, and Sustainability (CEES) and the School of Divinity provide students with exposure to sustainability issues through the Graduate Certificate in Sustainability. The certificate ...

  • Posted April 12, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Social Justice Organizing Program

  • Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (PA)

The Social Justice Organizing (SJO) program at RRC trains rabbis to be Jewish leaders in bringing about a socially just, environmentally sustainable and spiritually fulfilling society. It is the first ...

  • Posted April 12, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

Environment and Sustainability Major

  • Sewanee - The University of the South (TN)

Broadly stated, the goal of the Environment and Sustainability major is to prepare students to analyze and address complex environmental issues from a variety of perspectives. Because all environmental systems ...

  • Posted April 12, 2016
  • Academic Programs
  • View more

"Seeing Systems" Discussion Activity on Peace, Justice and Sustainability Issues

  • Northwest Earth Institute (OR)

Active, personally relevant learning is at the heart of an effective education. This discussion

activity takes students and other campus participants through a process of exploring sustainability through small group ...

  • Posted April 11, 2016
  • Course Materials
  • View more

Powering A Bright Future Discussion Activity on Energy Issues

  • Northwest Earth Institute (OR)

Active, personally relevant learning is at the heart of an effective education. This

activity takes students and other campus participants through a process of exploring sustainability through small group discussion ...

  • Posted April 11, 2016
  • Course Materials
  • View more