Latest Sustainability science Stories
Ensuring a sustainable future in the face of inter-connected, human-induced challenges facing the Earth system urgently requires new knowledge and a new relationship between science and society.
Scientists issued the first "State of the Planet" declaration at a major gathering of experts on global environmental and social issues in advance of the major UN Summit Rio+20 in June.
Resolving the world’s major challenges whether climate change, environmental pollution, urbanisation, our ageing population or resource scarcity requires a sweeping shift in our approach to sustainability research and education, a group of leading scientists told European policy makers today during the launch of their report “Responses to Environmental and Societal Challenges for our Unstable Earth” (RESCUE).
Sustainability has not only become a science in the past 25 years, but it is one that continues to be fast-growing with widespread international collaboration, broad disciplinary composition and wide geographic distribution.
A researcher known widely for his groundbreaking work on the design, manufacture and use of minimally toxic, environmentally friendly chemicals will speak to sustainability practitioners on Jan. 12.
The international scientific community has identified five Grand Challenges that, if addressed in the next decade, will deliver knowledge to enable sustainable development, poverty eradication, and environmental protection in the face of global change.
TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Arizona State University (ASU) has launched a new minor in sustainability that can complement a student's major in another academic discipline.
MONTCLAIR, N.J., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Students joined academic, business and government leaders in Montclair today to celebrate the launch of the PSEG Institute for Sustainability Studies at Montclair State University.
TEMPE, Ariz., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- As graduate students in the School of Sustainability at Arizona State University, Maren Mahoney and Zach Hughes had seen plenty of academic journals related to sustainability.