“Resilience is all about being able to overcome the unexpected. Sustainability is about survival. The goal of resilience is to thrive.” ~ Jamais Cascio, author and futurist
When teaching about sustainability, a topic that cannot be overlooked is resiliency; the ability of a system to adapt to change while continuing to function and develop.
"Children must be taught how to think, not what to think." — Margaret Mead, cultural anthropologist
In the years since the Industrial Revolution, we have seen a gradual upward warming trend caused by an increased amount of carbon emissions in the atmosphere, which is recognized as the primary contributor to global climate change and the significant environmental issues we face today.
In order to build a sustainable future, opportunities for improved well-being must be available to people of all genders. In fact, without gender equity, sustainable development is not possible.
To build a sustainable future, people of all genders must be included in solutions and decision-making for improved, economic, social, and environmental well-being.
Greenhouse gas emissions have increased greatly, by about 45%, since the start of the Industrial Revolution. This increase in greenhouse gases is causing and will continue to cause catastrophic damage to our planet if we, as a society, do not take action to ensure sustainable practices are used around the world.
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