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Sustainability



Sustainability is the philosophy and practice of using resources in a manner that will preserve their supply perpetually into the future. It prioritizes the inherent value of complex and delicate environmental systems while recognizing the human need for consumable products, as well as more abstract economic and political considerations. Advocates of sustainability promote regulations, protections, and behavior shifts on a large social scale, as well as individual habits that reduce our detrimental impact on our surroundings, aiming for a balanced relationship between ourselves and our world.

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Food waste is the world's dumbest problem

Eat your peas! It’s the easiest way to fight climate change. This is the fourth episode of Climate Lab, a six-part series produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox. Hosted by Emmy-nominated conservation scientist Dr. M.

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Making Peace with the Earth

In this compelling and rigorously documented exposition, Vandana Shiva demolishes the myths propagated by corporate globalization in its pursuit of profit and power and shows its devastating environmental impact.

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The Seventh Fire

This essay is part of our July 2019 Uncertain Future Forum on the topic: “If collapse is imminent, how do we respond?”

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FindCenterBy eating meat we share the responsibility of climate change, the destruction of our forests, and the poisoning of our air and water. The simple act of becoming a vegetarian will make a difference in the health of our planet.

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How I Fit 5 Years of My Trash in This Jar

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The Great Work: Our Way into the Future

Thomas Berry is one of the most eminent cultural historians of our time. Here he presents the culmination of his ideas and urges us to move from being a disrupting force on the Earth to a benign presence.

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Sustainability: Not What You Think It Is

MIT Sloan’s Peter Senge, founder of the Society for Organizational Learning, shows how companies, right away, can stop adopting sustainability measures that do “less bad” and start doing “more good,” both for the business and the world around it.

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FindCenterHow can we be so arrogant? The planet is, was, and always will be stronger than us. We can’t destroy it; if we overstep the mark, the planet will simply erase us from its surface and carry on existing. Why don’t they start talking about not letting the planet destroy us?

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Takeout creates a lot of trash. It doesn't have to.

Our single-use items aren't helping the fight against climate change but there are easy hacks to reduce and reuse. Climate Lab is produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox. Hosted by conservation scientist Dr. M.

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Growing Whole: Self-Realization for the Great Turning

Bridging personal and global transformation, Growing Whole explores how psychosynthesis, a spiritual psychology, can help each of us participate more fully in the Great Turning toward a life sustaining society.

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