You are invited to my Systems Thinking class to hear George Plumb, past executive director of Vermonters for Sustainable Population, speak on the ground-breaking report he initiated, What Is a Sustainable Population for Vermont? He will show how Vermont is already in overshoot mode, and that a truly sustainable population is considerably less than our current population. George will use sixteen different indicators to substantiate his premise, ranging from areas like ecological footprint to spiritual connection. And he will explain how our reluctance to address this environmental challe
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When somebody as iconic as Al Gore comes to give a talk on campus, students and community members alike are always anxious to get their hands on tickets. Individuals who wished to hear the 45th Vice President of the United States give his insight on climate change, were clearly prepared; general admission tickets to the event were gone within 45 minutes of being released to the public. It’s no surprise that people were anxious to hear Gore speak.
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The Rubenstein School’s Spring Lecture Series, “Leadership for Sustainability”, wrapped up on April 15th with an intriguing speech from UVM Lecturer Tracey Tsugawa. The “Leadership for Sustainability” series brought in national and local figures to discuss leadership through a sustainability lens. Her talk was called “Civil Rights, Human Rights, Climate Justice, and Sustainability – Who Will Lead Our Way In The 21st Century?” and drew many students, faculty, and staff.