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In this podcast mini-series, staff and students from the School for Cross-faculty Studies delve into some of the critical global challenges facing today's world. Each episode tackles a particular one of these challenges but selects an interdisciplinary lens through which to tackle this problem.

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Episode 1 - Sustainability: Origins, Education, and Solutions

10:37, Tue 11 Dec 2018

Is sustainability really a new idea? What do we mean by education for sustainable development? And how can we create a more sustainable world for all? Dr Bryan Brazeau (Senior Teaching Fellow, Liberal Arts) and Dr Alastair Smith (Senior Teaching Fellow, Global Sustainable Development) discuss the origins of the sustainability discourse, tracing its surprising history through to our current understanding of sustainable development.

(MP3 format, 28 MB)


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