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Emerging academic responsibilities and opportunities for promoting regional sustainability

Huisingh, Donald LU (2007) 4th International Conference on Environmental Engineering and Management In Environmental Engineering and Management Journal 6(5). p.357-361
Abstract
Academics have had numerous responsibilities during the centuries. However, now with global climate changes and the attendant, looming crises, it is increasingly crucial that administrators, faculty members, graduate, undergraduate students, staff members and alumni work together with governmental.. non-governmental and industrial members in envisioning, societies that are truly sustainable. The visions must then be effectively and efficiently implemented in numerous locations throughout the world in regionally adapted societal experiments that will help to ensure that our children's, children's, children's children and beyond will enjoy this wonderful planet. The UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) is an excellent... (More)
Academics have had numerous responsibilities during the centuries. However, now with global climate changes and the attendant, looming crises, it is increasingly crucial that administrators, faculty members, graduate, undergraduate students, staff members and alumni work together with governmental.. non-governmental and industrial members in envisioning, societies that are truly sustainable. The visions must then be effectively and efficiently implemented in numerous locations throughout the world in regionally adapted societal experiments that will help to ensure that our children's, children's, children's children and beyond will enjoy this wonderful planet. The UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) is an excellent framework within which academics can increasingly work to make the dramatic changes that are urgently needed. The DESD can then be implemented in the context of the The U.N. Millennium Development Goals" (MDG) and the "Earth Charter" as further framing and challenging inputs to guide our education, research and outreach that will help to ensure sustainable cities and regions within the global context. (Less)
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MDG, Development Goals, UN Millennium, UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development, DESD, Earth Charter, academic responsibilities
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Environmental Engineering and Management Journal
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6
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5
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357 - 361
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Gh. Asachi Technical University of Iasi, Romania
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4th International Conference on Environmental Engineering and Management
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1843-3707
1582-9596
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  abstract     = {Academics have had numerous responsibilities during the centuries. However, now with global climate changes and the attendant, looming crises, it is increasingly crucial that administrators, faculty members, graduate, undergraduate students, staff members and alumni work together with governmental.. non-governmental and industrial members in envisioning, societies that are truly sustainable. The visions must then be effectively and efficiently implemented in numerous locations throughout the world in regionally adapted societal experiments that will help to ensure that our children's, children's, children's children and beyond will enjoy this wonderful planet. The UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) is an excellent framework within which academics can increasingly work to make the dramatic changes that are urgently needed. The DESD can then be implemented in the context of the The U.N. Millennium Development Goals" (MDG) and the "Earth Charter" as further framing and challenging inputs to guide our education, research and outreach that will help to ensure sustainable cities and regions within the global context.},
  author       = {Huisingh, Donald},
  booktitle    = {Environmental Engineering and Management Journal},
  issn         = {1843-3707},
  keyword      = {MDG,Development Goals,UN Millennium,UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development,DESD,Earth Charter,academic responsibilities},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {5},
  pages        = {357--361},
  publisher    = {Gh. Asachi Technical University of Iasi, Romania},
  title        = {Emerging academic responsibilities and opportunities for promoting regional sustainability},
  volume       = {6},
  year         = {2007},
}