Dybdahl, R., Lien, L. (2018). Mental health is an integral part of the sustainable development goals

Abstract: This article draws attention to the role of mental health in most, if not all, of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Reducing mental health problems and suffering is important in itself. In addition, good mental health is related to the ability to reach the SDGs, as the very definition of mental health reflects. The SDGs are universal, and mental health concern all, whether rich or poor. Moreover, the need for...

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Newman, J. (2018). Calling for a Next-Generation Sustainability Framework at MIT

Abstract: MIT is positioned to excel in a next-generation approach to campus sustainability. With an active administration, emphasis on sustainable guidelines in planning campus construction and energy performance, and collaborative fabric of researchers, entrepreneurs, inventors, and community partners, we are poised now to both accelerate our successful performance and provide leadership on the meaning of creating a “sustainable campus”....

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D’Onofrio, R., Trusiani, E. (2018). Health Promotion and Urban Sustainability: A Perspective on Duality

Abstract: The correlation between human health and sustainability/climate change is the fruit of more than twenty years of research activities in Europe. Health creates the conditions for sustainability while simultaneously being conditioned by it, just as sustainability, intended as environmental, economic, and social sustainability, creates and is conditioned by human health. The two concepts, in theory as well as in practice, cannot be...

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Moganakrishnann, J. A. S., Namasivayam, S. N., Ismail, N. (2018). Linking Liberatory Pedagogy to Engineering and Sustainable Development

Abstract: This paper is written to link liberatory pedagogy with engineering education and sustainable development Its application to specifically, design education for community is explored through deconstructing of engineering student narratives to place understanding of power and privilege in a specific learning setting. The use of liberatory pedagogy for design education and SD is attempted where there is need of changes in understanding of...

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Neaman, A., Otto, S., Vinokur, E. (2018). Toward an Integrated Approach to Environmental and Prosocial Education

Abstract: Environmental education programs neglect the aspect of prosocial behavior as a correlate of pro-environmental behavior. This article examines the possible benefits of increasing the emphasis on prosocial behavior as a way to reinforce environmental education. In our study, prosocial behavior was positively related to pro-environmental behavior (r = 0.34, p < 0.001), and even a combined scale consisting of prosocial and...

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