20+ Tools and Resources to Help You Learn More about Sustainability
By Barbara Bickham profile image Barbara Bickham
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20+ Tools and Resources to Help You Learn More about Sustainability

Introduction Sustainability is a huge topic that can be difficult to tackle. But don't worry, we're here to help! In this blog post, we will share with you over 20 tools and resources that will help you learn more about sustainability. This includes everything from e-learning

Introduction

Sustainability is a huge topic that can be difficult to tackle. But don't worry, we're here to help! In this blog post, we will share with you over 20 tools and resources that will help you learn more about sustainability. This includes everything from e-learning courses to documentaries to interactive maps. We have something for everyone, so no matter what your interests are, you'll be able to find something useful!

Books

- "Sustainability: A Beginner's Guide" by Tony Wagner

- "The Sustainability Handbook: The Complete Management Guide to Implementing Sustainability in Any Organization" by Peter Bakker

- "The Sustainable MBA: The Manager's Guide to Green Business Practices" by Chris Laszlo and Bob Willard

- "The Sustainable Enterprise Fieldbook: Restoring Nature's Services through Green Business" by Peter Bakker and Tony Hiss

- "The Business of Change: How to Be an Agent of Sustainable Development" by Chris Laszlo

Online Courses

- Sustainable Development Goals Course by the United Nations: This course covers all 17 of the UN's Sustainable Development Goals and is perfect for anyone looking to learn more about the topic comprehensively.

- Climate Change Course by the University of California, Irvine: This course covers the science behind climate change and explores potential solutions to the problem.

- Sustainability in Practice Course by Harvard University: This course covers sustainability from both an environmental and social justice perspective, giving students a well-rounded understanding of the topic.

- "Introduction to Sustainability" by the University of California, Irvine

- "Sustainability in the 21st Century" by Stanford University

- "The Science of Sustainability: Systems Thinking and Modeling for a Complex World" by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

- "Sustainability 101" by eCornell

- "Sustainability 101" by the University of Pennsylvania

- "Introduction to Sustainability" by UC Berkeley

- "The Challenges of Sustainability" by MIT

- "Our Common Future: Introducing Sustainability" by Yale

- "Sustainable Business Strategy" by Northwestern

Documentaries

- Cowspiracy: This documentary explores the environmental impact of the meat industry and is a must-watch for anyone interested in sustainability.

- An Inconvenient Truth: This documentary, featuring Al Gore, covers the science behind climate change and is an eye-opening look at the issue.

- The True Cost: This documentary covers the environmental and social impacts of the fashion industry, and is a must-see for anyone interested in sustainability.

- Before the Flood: This documentary, featuring Leonardo DiCaprio, explores the issue of climate change and what we can do to mitigate its effects.

- A plastic ocean: This documentary covers the environmental impacts of plastic pollution and is a must-see for anyone interested in sustainability.

- "Trashed" by Jeremy Irons

- "A Place at the Table" by Lori Silverbush and Kristi Jacobson

- "The Story of Stuff" by Annie Leonard

Interactive Maps

- The Global Footprint Network's "Ecological Footprint Quiz" This quiz will help you calculate your ecofootprint and learn about your impact on the environment.

- Meat Eater's Guide to Climate Change: This interactive map shows the impact of different types of meat on the environment, and is a great resource for anyone interested in reducing their carbon footprint.

- What's Your Water Footprint?: This quiz will help you learn about your water usage and how it impacts the environment.

- The Environmental Literacy Council's "Sustainability Map":  This map is a great resource for learning about different sustainability issues around the world.

- The World Resources Institute's "Climate Explorer":  This interactive map explores the impact of climate change on different regions of the world.

- The Environmental Literacy Council's Map of the World's Biomes

- National Geographic's Climate Change Viewer

- World Map of Renewable Energy: This map shows the global distribution of renewable energy sources, including solar, wind, hydro, and geothermal.

- Climate Change Impacts in the United States: This map shows how climate change is expected to impact the United States in the coming years.

- The Water Footprint of Humanity: This map shows the global distribution of humanity's water footprint.

- Sustainable Seafood Guide: This guide helps you make sustainable seafood choices and includes an interactive map.

- Carbon Footprint Map: This map shows the carbon footprints of different countries around the world.

Conclusion

We hope you found these resources helpful and that they give you a better understanding of sustainability. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to us! We're always happy to chat about this important topic.

What are your thoughts on sustainability? Have you made any changes in your life to be more sustainable? Thanks for reading!

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