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ENV 296M Topic: Sustainable Communities: A Value-based planning Approach to Envisioning Sustaining Futures

Course DescriptionAfter ciritcally considering the environmental movement and comparing it with the sustainability movement the course presents the pros and cons of the rational and value-based planning approaches in building sustainable communities. Emphasizing the priority of principles over methods, the course draws from the UN Earth Summits, the Earth Charter and from practical experiences in the metro New York area.


0 - 3 credits