Defining the Problem

Resource: Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization

Description: Lester Brown's acclaimed account of the effects of climate change on human society across the globe.

Citation: Brown, Lester R. Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization. 1st ed. New York: Earth Policy Institute, W.W. Norton & Company, 2008. Print.


Resource: CEO2 Climate Game

Description: Can you reduce your company's CO2 emissions? Interactive game that shows how today's decisions affect the future. Information about top 4 industries and technology available to reduce CO2 and be more sustainable.  


Resource: The ecology of climate change and infectious diseases

Description: The ecology of climate change and infectious diseases Scientific journal cataloging the relationships between climate change and disease.

Citation: Epstein, Paul. "The Ecology of Climate Change and Infectious Diseases: Comment." Ecology 925-928 91.3 (2009). Print.


Resource: The Facts About Bottled Water

Description: Explains the negatives of bottled water use and suggests behavioral change.

Citation: "The Facts About Bottled Water." Online Education : Colleges, Universities, Schools, Courses, & Degrees. 2010. Web. 28 Sept. 2010. <>.


Resource: The Story of Stuff

Description: Entertaining short video suggesting behavioral change.

Citation: The Story of Stuff. Screenplay by Free Range Studios. Perf. Annie Leonard. The Story of Stuff. Allegheny College. Web. 23 Sept. 2010. <>.


Resource: 3 Spheres of Sustainability

Description: Useful ppt slide illustrating the interconnectedness of economy, ecology, social issues.

Citation: Compiled by Rich Schultz, Kankakee Community College



Resource: GYC Ecology Slides

Description: 12 useful power point slides illustrating the ecology aspects of sustainability.

Citation: Compiled by Rich Schultz, Kankakee Community College



Resource: Precaution and the Responsibility Principle

Description: Part of a short course in environmental ethics, suggests behavioral changes needed.


Resource: Thesaurus of Sustainability

Description: Cites development of sustainability definitions, evolution of concepts, how to reduce "unsustainability," conflicts and possible solutions via operational processes.


Resource: Ecology and Economic

Description: Discusses relationships between ecology and economics.

Citation: Polasky, Stephen. “Ecology and Economics.” American Institute of Biological Sciences." July 2006