CLiGS Publication

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      • Oct 22, 2019 Know Your Climate Bias

        Regardless of what you think about climate change, you can’t deny that the topic is of growing importance in local, national, and international discussions. In this post, Dr. Bruce Hull describes six climate biases, illustrates policies, assumptions, and examples of each, and offers practical strategies for how to recognize and address common climate biases in yourself and others.

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      • Aug 12, 2019 Sustainability Professionals and the World Around Them

        In 2014, through its core course Global Issues in Environmental Sustainability, CLiGS began providing international experiences for all of its students. Starting with its first program in China, CLiGS now offers study opportunities in China, Morocco, India, South Africa, Croatia, and Cuba. In 2020, Argentina, Iceland, and Spain will be joining the roster. Because CLiGS’s students are so often working professionals, our study experiences are designed to accommodate their schedules—they run from 10 to 12 days, and tie directly to the semester-long course content.

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      • Aug 09, 2019 Climate change: a new twist on a very old story

        More than 80 percent of adults in the United States now believe that climate change (i.e, global warming) is happening. However, only slightly more than 50 percent believe that humans are responsible (Pew 2018). Despite the established scientific consensus that our current climate crisis is the result of human activity, nearly half of the adult U.S. population still don’t believe it! And yet, there is more to this story; much more. I suspect that only a very small percentage of people know that humans have been contributing to climate change in significant (and positive) ways for thousands of years.

      • Jan 14, 2015 Corporate Sustainability Practices for Small Manufacturing Enterprises

        What exactly is corporate sustainability? The definition varies, but it is most commonly used to refer to business strategies and activities that meet the needs of the enterprise and its stakeholders while protecting, sustaining, and enhancing the human and natural resources that will be needed in the future. Vestal Tutterow, an Executive Master of Natural Resources (XMNR) alumnus, wrote a report based on a literature review and personal communications with managers he did as part of his graduate capstone project...