Sustainability: People, Planet & Profits

Tue, 7 August, 2012 at 8:57 am
Cañada is offering a new course in sustainability called "Sustainability: People, Planet & Profits."

The course is part of a growing number of Honors courses that are open to the entire student body. This course bring together faculty from across campus with expertise in biology, environmental science, economics, art history, English, and fashion and interior design. It will examine such issues as:

  • Is zero waste possible?
  • Is local food more sustainable than conventional agriculture?
  • Can organic food feed the world?
  • Is carbon neutral possible?
  • How green is green fashion?
  • Is green remodeling better than new green design?
  • How should we heat our houses?
The course meets Monday and Wednesday from 12:45 to 2 p.m. The units are transferable to CSU.
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