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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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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Anand, S. (2018). Technological Innovations for Sustainable Environment

Abstract: Sustainable development is that mode of development that meets the needs of today’s generation without compromising the ability of the next generation to meet its own needs. Sustainable development means progress in human well-being that can span generations instead of just a few years. Innovation and community action are two important axes for sustainable development. Sustainability concepts based on the idea of resource...

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Wu, J., Guo, S., Huang, H., Liu, W., Xiang, Y. (2018). Information and Communications Technologies for Sustainable Development Goals: State-of-the-Art, Needs and Perspectives

Abstract: In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly accepted the 2030 Development Agenda, which has included 92 paragraphs, and the Paragraph 91 defined 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) and 169 associated targets. The goal of this paper is to discover the correlations among SDGs and information and communications technologies (ICTs). This paper discusses the roles and opportunities that ICTs play in pursuing the SDGs. We...

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Khoshbakht, M., Gou, Z., Lu, Y., Xie, X., Zhang, J. (2018). Are green buildings more satisfactory? A review of global evidence

Abstract: Green buildings not just help to reduce energy and resource consumption, but also to improve user experience and satisfaction. The former relies on technical advancement, while the latter needs empirical evidence. In the past decades, numerous post-occupancy studies have been conducted to investigate green building occupant satisfaction in different regions; however, a systematic review of these studies is lacking. This study reviews...

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