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Collett, Jonathan H. and Stephen Karakashian (eds.). 1996. Greening the College Curriculum: A Guide to Environmental Teaching in the Liberal Arts. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Cortese, Anthony D. 2001. "Education for Sustainability: Accelerating the Transition to Sustainability Through Higher Education." Second Nature, Boston. [PDF] [related video]

Cortese, Anthony D. 2003. "The Critical Role of Higher Education in Creating a Sustainable Future. Higher education can serve as a model of sustainability by fully integrating all aspects of campus life." Planning for Higher Education March-May:15-22. [PDF] [related video]

Cortese, Anthony D. 2008. "Higher Education's Critical Role in Creating a Healthy, Just, and Sustainable Society." Pages 17-24 in W. Simpson (ed.), The Green Campus: Meeting the Challenge of Environmental Sustainability. APPA, Alexandria, Virginia.

Cortese, Anthony D. and Amy Seif Hattan. 2010. "Education for Sustainability as the Mission of Higher Education." Sustainability: The Journal of Record 3(1):48-52. [PDF

Costanza, Robert. 1980. "Embodied Energy and Economic Valuation." Science 210:1219-1224. [PDF] [comment by D. Huettner with reply by Costanza in Science]

Curran, Mary Ann. 2001. "Developing a Tool for Environmentally Preferable Purchasing." Environmental Management and Health 12(3):244-253.

Dorresteijn, Ine and Jacqueline Loos. 2012. "Values and sustainability science." Ideas for Sustainability 29 January.

Driscoll, Elizabeth, Clare L. Comm, and Dennis F.X. Mathaisel. 2013. "A Lesson Plan for Sustainability in Higher Education." American Journal of Business Education (AJBE) 6(2):255-266. [PDF

DuPuis, E. Melanie and Tamara Ball. 2013. "How not what: teaching sustainability as process." Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy 9(1):64-75. 27 February.

Evans, Tina Lynn. 2012. Occupy Education: Living, and Learning Sustainability. Peter Lang, New York. [review by Mark Seis in the Journal of Sustainability Education] ["Afterword" by Richard Kahn]

Fassbinder, Samuel Day, Anthony J. Nocella II, and Richard Kahn (eds.). 2012. Greening the Academy: Ecopedagogy through the Liberal Arts. Sense Publishers, Rotterdam. [introduction

Fricker, Alan. 1998. "Measuring up to Sustainability." Futures 30(4):367-375.

Gruenewald, David A. 2003. "The Best of Both Worlds: A Critical Pedagogy of Place." Educational Researcher 32(4)3-12. [PDF]

Haines, Christopher. 2013. "Reclaiming Progress by Limiting Economic Growth. Journal of Sustainability Education 27 June. 

Kahn, Richard. 2011. "How should Global Climate Change Change the Climate of Our Conversation in Education?"  Presentation, University of Oslo, 20 May, Oslo Norway. [synopsis]

McFarlane, Donovan A. and Agueda G. Ogazon. 2011. "The challenges of sustainability education." Journal of Multidisciplinary Research 3(3):81-107. 

Orr, David W. 1991. "What Is Education for? Six Myths about the Foundations of Modern Education, and Six New Principles to Replace Them." In Context 7(Winter):52.

Orr, David W. 1992. Ecological Literacy: Education and the Transition to a Postmodern World. State University of New York Press, Albany.  [related video]

  • "... history may provide ... the humbling awareness that we live on a planet littered with ruins that testify to the fallibility of our past judgments and foresight." (p. 20)
  • "... the way education occurs is as important as its content. Students taught environmental awareness in a setting that does not alter their relationship to basic life-support systems learn that it is sufficient to intellectualize, emote, or posture about such things without having to live differently." (p. 97)

  • "The modern world arose as a volcanic eruption so suddenly and massively that it buried or transformed all that had preceded it, including landscapes and mindscapes." (p.181)

Orr, David W. 2002b. "Four Challenges of Sustainability." Conservation Biology 16:1457-1460. (Revised for the "Spring Seminar Series - Ecological Economics," School of Natural Resources, University of Vermont, Burlington, 2003.) [PDF] [related video]

Peters, Jason. 2008. "Destined For Failure." Orion November/December.

Rhodes, Frank H.T. 2006. "Sustainability: The Ultimate Liberal Art." The Chronicle Review 53(9):B24. [related video]

Sherman, Daniel J. 2008. "Sustainability: What’s the Big Idea? A Strategy for Transforming the Higher Education Curriculum." Sustainability 1(3):188-195. [PDF]

Sibbel, Anne. 2009. "Pathways towards sustainability through higher education." International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education 10(1):68-82. [PDF

Spehar, Stephanie. 2011. "Why Teach Sustainability?" UW Oshkosh.

Sterling, Stephen. 2008. "Sustainable Education – Towards a Deep Learning Response to Unsustainability." Policy and Practice: Education for Sustainable Development 6(Spring):63-68. [PDF]

Suzuki, David. 2009. "Education for a Changing Biosphere." Keynote address at Simon Fraser University's "First Year in Focus: Engaging Students in their First Year and Beyond" conference, 13 May 2009. [video]

Thomas, Ian. 2009. "Critical thinking, transformative learning, sustainable education, and problem-based learning in universities." Journal of Transformative Education 7(3):245-264. [PDF]

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