Educating for change

The Green Changemakers

Kriss Deiglmeier, executive director of operations at CSI, says even before the economic crisis, students were increasingly interested in aligning personal ethics with professional goals.

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Building a Green Economy

The Green Changemakers

Link on ENN -- Know Your Environment When leaders of the 20 largest economies gather in Washington this week , a centerpiece of their deliberations should be a Global Green Deal that capitalizes on the current economic crisis to build economically and environmentally sustainable economies. The perfect storm of today's economic, environmental, and social ravages requires a robust, multi-pronged response. Tags: Sustainable-development Economics Green

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To The Next U.S. President: 100 Words for 100 Days

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president will face a nation in economic chaos, a people suffering from deepening political divisions, and a planet in desperate need of leadership on a whole host of extremely critical issues. It’s economically progressive. Sanjay Khanna, Principal, Khanna Research + Communications Coordinated Nationwide Public Information Campaign on Economy and Climate Today, the global economic meltdown and the climate crisis are key forces affecting civil society.

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Heinberg on Life Beyond Growth

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What if the decades-long era of economic growth based on ever-increasing rates of resource extraction, manufacturing, and consumption is over, finished, and done? What if the economic conditions that all of us grew up expecting to continue practically forever were merely a blip on history’s timeline? We have reached the end of economic growth as we have known it. That’s one kind of economic efficiency. Tags: Sustainable-development Economics

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