Book Title: Introduction to Sustainability
Book Description: This book provides an introduction to sustainability. It introduces sustainability within the context of systems thinking and as including environment, economic, social, and cultural domains. The second half of the book explores the relationships between these different areas within the frame of specific sustainability challenges and topics.
Through the use of a variety of media, Introduction to Sustainability provides a broad overview of the complexity of sustainability through the lens of systems thinking. After a brief look at the modern history of sustainability, it introduces systems thinking and the process of systems mapping. It then moves through the domains of sustainability including environment, economics, social systems, and culture. The latter half of the text applies the learnings from the beginning to specific sustainability challenges and topics such as climate change, fashion, and circular economy.
Throughout the book there are links to other resources in order to diversify the voices and expertise provided within the context of the text. In addition, there are reflective prompts and activities that can be used within the context of each chapter.
Introduction to Sustainability by Tai Munro is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.