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Sustainability Science and Practice
A sampling of SUST coursework
Pursuing Sustainability: Managing Complex Social Environmental Systems
SUST 210Learn more on explorecourses
Case Studies in Leading Change for Sustainability
SUST 220Learn more on explorecourses
Decision Making for Sustainability
SUST 225Learn more on explorecourses
Human Society and Environmental Change
EARTHSYS 212Learn more on explorecourses
Biology and Global Change
EARTHSYS 217Learn more on explorecourses
Mind, Culture, and Society
PSYCH 215Learn more on explorecourses
Sustainability Related News
Through a highly consultative, multi-year process, the Change Leadership for Sustainability Program used systems design to develop a model of a “New Leader” and an associated curriculum and pedagogy to cultivate these change agents. The resulting core curriculum, published in September 2021, offers a set of perspectives, frameworks, tools, and pedagogical approach that prepares students to study and lead change effectively in any social-environmental system, with an explicit normative goal of intergenerational well-being.
Stanford and Princeton co-hosted an official side event at COP27 to present the 2022 Global Carbon Budget, outline approaches to impact at scale at the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability, and discuss the challenges and solutions for decarbonizing agriculture.
Tax rebates for installing residential solar power have done little to spur adoption in low-income communities in the United States, while a less common incentive seems to succeed, according to new research using AI and satellite images. (Source: Stanford News)