This page lists all of the resources recommended by the OSU Sustainability Community for the Sustainability Resource Library that are not books, journal articles, or sustainability organizations. These resources include United Nations Documents, meeting reports, and other miscellaneous sustainability resources that don't fit into the other categories. The Sustainabilty Double Degree would highly encourage anyone interested in Sustainability to peruse and add to this list of resources.
2015 United Nations Conference of the Parties Paris Agreement on Climate Change - added by Zac Pinard
ACUPCC American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment - added by Zac Pinard
Anderson, M. W. (2012). The new ecological paradigm (NEP) scale. - added by Zac Pinard
Escrigas, C. (2016, June). A higher calling for higher education. - added by Zac Pinard
Hjeresen, D. L; Schutt, D. L; & Boese, J. M. (2000) Green chemistry and education. Journal of Chemical Education77: 1543-1547. - added by Zac Pinard
NAACP Teaching Intersectionality and Environmental Justice in our Classrooms - added by Emily Bowling
Oregon State’s Carbon Neutral 2025 Commitment - added by Zac Pinard
The OSU Sustainability Course Determination - added by Emily Bowling
Reform Support Network Sustainability Rubric - added by Emily Bowling
Reform Support Network Sustainability Rubric Summary for Local Educational Agencies - added by Emily Bowling
The Science Education Resource Center at Carleton College. (2017, April 28). Domains of learning. - added by Emily Bowling
UNESCO. (2005, October). United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014): Guidelines and recommendations for reorienting teacher education to address sustainability. - added by Emily Bowling
United Nations Conference on Environment and Development. (1992). Agenda 21: Earth Summit - United Nations programme of action from Rio. New York: United Nations. - added by Zac Pinard
Ventoulis, J.; & Cobb, C. (2004). The genuine progress indicator 1950-2002 (2004 Update). Oakland, CA: Redefining Progress - added by Zac Pinard
World Commission on Environment and Development. (1987). The Brundtland report, our common future. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. - added by Zac Pinard
Plastic Pollution Plastic pollution is one of the greatest anthropogenic threats to wildlife; this is because plastic takes far longer to decompose than other materials like aluminum or paper. Most plastics take about 450 years to decompose, while polystyrene (commonly known as Styrofoam) never fully decomposes! Thus, these plastics remain in the ecosystem, where wildlife […]
Communities, Food, Resilience is a seminar hosted by OSUs College of Agricultural Sciences, the OSU Extension Service, and OSU150 to converse about and reflect on local food systems, community food resilience, and the role of land grant universities. The event will consist of keynote presentations, followed by examples and discussion of systems-level work on community […]
What is the IPCC? The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), created by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) in 1988, is the international body for assessing the science related to climate change. Its purpose is to provide policymakers with assessments of the scientific literature on climate change, the impacts […]
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What is Biodiversity? Biodiversity is the variety of life on Earth. A single species is insignificant in the sense that it is one of billions, but it is actually of supreme importance, due to the interdependence of all life. We call this interdependence of life and its physical environment an ecosystem. An ecosystem can range […]
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A simplified diagram of one specific ecosystem. Since Oregon State University is often associated with both natural resource management and engineering, it should be no surprise that we have a very active Ecological Engineering program. To understand what ecological engineering is, it helps to be acquainted with the concept of an ecosystem, and the study […]