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The Challenge of Sustainability Radio Series

Archived Content

A twelve part 1998 Open College radio series by David Bell, former Dean, Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University and Director of the predecessor of IRIS, the York Centre for Applied Sustainability.

Please choose from the 12 one-hour broadcasts below (streaming real audio format):

  1. The Challenge of Sustainability
  2. Sustainability & Our Common Future
  3. International Assistance & the Role of CIDA
  4. The Rio Conference & Agenda 21
  5. Environmental Training in Brazilian Industry
  6. Eco-tourism in the Windward Islands
  7. Sustainability & District Planning in Kenya
  8. Measuring Progress toward Sustainability
  9. Environmental Sustainability in Indonesia
  10. Sustainability in Eastern Europe
  11. Sustainability in Canada
  12. Sustainability & the Future of Humankind

Also see the course workbook – Sustainability Canadian and Global Views, available in PDF format.

This radio series was prepared as an Open College course with funding from the Canadian International Development Agency.