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Introduction to Sustainability, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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This course introduces the academic approach of Sustainability and explores how today’s human societies can endure in the face of global change, ecosystem degradation and resource limitations. The course focuses on key knowledge areas of sustainability theory and practice, including population, ecosystems, global change, energy, agriculture, water, environmental economics and policy, ethics, and cultural history. This subject is of vital importance, seeking as it does to uncover the principles of the long-term welfare of all the peoples of the planet. As sustainability is a cross-disciplinary field of study, this foundation requires intellectual breadth: as I describe it in the class text, understanding our motivations requires the humanities, measuring the challenges of sustainability requires knowledge of the sciences (both natural and social), and building solutions requires technical insight into systems (such as provided by engineering, planning, and management)....

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创建者 Catharine

Nov 20, 2018

Nice explaination about current and future earth condition

创建者 Mim Prasad Poudel

Nov 11, 2018

very very amazing courses . Really loved it.

创建者 ivan javier cuesta sierra

Nov 07, 2018

great job


Nov 01, 2018


创建者 Aravind Ramesh

Oct 28, 2018

Great Course. Gives a deep insight on sustainability.

创建者 Tan Joo Fu

Oct 05, 2018

Really tough course, but it was worthwhile!

创建者 Richard Kouzes

Oct 02, 2018

interesting course. I would prefer not to have to pay to complete the quizes.

创建者 Asik Sadayan

Sep 30, 2018

Insightful and enjoyable.

创建者 Eleonora Gningone Effam

Sep 18, 2018

Excellent course. The material is a little bit old but still relevant.

创建者 Omid Zehtab

Jul 22, 2018

It was a good introductory course, but needs more detailed information and mathematical formulas.