Citizens Summit on Sustainable Development

Citizens Summit logo
Mar 20 2012 - 2:10pm

On March 24-25, the US-Canada Citizens Summit on Sustainable Development will bring together citizen organizations and networks, educators,...

MD is first state to require environmental literacy

Jun 22 2011 - 11:13am

Yesterday Maryland became the first state in the country to include environmental literacy as a requirement for high school education. This "defining moment" will equip Maryland students...

Remembering Thomas Berry

Thomas Berry
Jun 3 2009 - 1:15pm

To our great sorrow we note the passing of one of sustainability's major visionaries and leaders, Thomas Berry. At 94 Thomas leaves us with his legacy revealing the essential ties between...

Priming the Economic Pump in 2009: A Users Manual

Apr 22 2009 - 4:34pm

Article/opinion piece in the New York Observer by Steve Cohen, Executive Director and Chief...

Education Ministers Announce "Bonn Declaration"

Apr 20 2009 - 10:36pm

Source: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)


Education for Sustainability

For America to become a sustainable society, it is critical for its citizens to develop a clear understanding and appreciation of sustainability as it relates to their personal security and quality of life, as well as the future of the nation and humanity. Over the years, any CitNet members have joined with others to help build this understanding and to bring the insights and principles of sustainable development into the education system.