Building Sustainability: The Role of K-12 Education

  • Bill Radulovich


Sustainability – the capacity to indefinitely meet human needs while preserving the environment – is more than just a noble idea. It is quite possibly the central imperative of our time, the Gordian Knot1 of the 21st century. The impacts of climate change – the political tensions that emanate from competition for energy and other natural resources, as well as the collision course that looms on the horizon pitting established nations against developing countries – have roots in the sustainability riddle. The “riddle” – how to redirect human behavior toward a critical level of sustainable activities – is the domain of this publication. The various authors offer a broad array of promising practices, drawing on a wealth of international acumen.


School District Utility Company Utility Bill California Energy Commission Social Study Curriculum 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Project EarthRisePleasantonUSA

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