Here and now! education for sustainable consumption: recommendations and guidelines

United Nations Environment Programme (2010)

Despite increased awareness of the human impact on the environment and a greater focus on personal as well as global consequences of individual lifestyle choices, sustainable development and sustainable consumption are still not central topics in educational systems today. This publication provides recommendations and guidelines organized into two main chapters: (I) Addressing the challenges: is meant for policymakers and contains rationale for education for sustainable consumption, including suggestions for action plans

(II) Optimizing opportunities: is aimed at educational authorities, teacher trainers, teachers and educators.

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