Civics on the Go: Sustainability

This Earth Day, we are talking about sustainability. Most people are now familiar with the word, hearing and seeing it in news reports, advertisements, and in educational and professional contexts.

Sustainability is commonly understood as “development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs,” from the 1987 World Commission on Environment and Development's report, Our Common Future.

We invite you to share your thoughts about sustainbility at Civics on the Go, our series of casual conversations about issues affecting our world. This is a chance for customers of all ages to stop by, chat with librarians and learn something new about the topic of the day.

Drop by Schlessman Hall on Floor 1 of Central Library on Monday, April 22, anytime between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m

Share your thoughts on questions like:

What does sustainability mean to you?
What does a just and sustainable economy look like?
How can sustainability transcend politics?
What can we each do to live sustainably?
How can we work together to live sustainably?

If you can't make it to the library on April 22, take a look at this resource guide filled with books, podcasts, games, and articles to educate yourself and your family about sustainability.

Written by Robin on April 12, 2019