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Paulo Guilherme Fuchs; Manoel Honorato Filho; Liziane Araújo da Silva; Ana Regina Aguiar Dutra; José Baltazar Salgueirinho Osório de Andrade Guerra – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2024
Purpose: Universities and their actions affect the environment directly and significantly. Therefore, the carbon footprint (CF) needs to be implemented in these institutions for mitigating climate change and its potential risks. Based on this understanding, the university consortium quality and environment (QualEnv) stands out by its main…
Descriptors: Universities, Conservation (Environment), Climate, Fuels
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Yasin Celik; Irini Barbero; Andrei Hodorog; Ioan Petri; Yacine Rezgui – Education and Information Technologies, 2024
The construction sector faces the urgent need to prioritize energy efficiency due to an increasingly stringent regulatory landscape in response to the climate change agenda. Central to this transition is the pivotal role of education in equipping professionals with the necessary knowledge and skills. Educational solutions have emerged as powerful…
Descriptors: Construction Industry, Energy, Conservation (Environment), Training
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Maude, Alaric – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2023
This paper discusses how geography's disciplinary ways of thinking can equip teachers "to organize deep geographical learning" about sustainable development in their students. These ways of thinking are based on the subject's core concepts, and the ones selected for discussion in this paper are environment, interconnection and place. The…
Descriptors: Geography, Sustainable Development, Teaching Methods, Concept Formation
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Leal Filho, Walter; Viera Trevisan, Laís; Dinis, Maria Alzira Pimenta; Sivapalan, Subarna; Wahaj, Zujaja; Liakh, Olena – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2023
Purpose: Higher education institutions (HEIs) around the world are engaged in internationalisation efforts. Yet internationalisation per se is associated with significant pressures on the environment and environmental resources, which need to be addressed. This study aims to assess the opportunities, benefits and challenges associated with the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Higher Education, Sustainable Development, Conservation (Environment)
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Gunckel, Kristin L. – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2023
Science education and science education research have long taken a lead in educating the public about climate change by arguing that the public needs to understand the scientific models that explain the mechanisms of global warming and predict future impacts. However, as of yet, this focus on understanding climate models has failed to have an…
Descriptors: Science Education, Engineering Education, Climate, Caring
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Oladapo Adeleke Banwo; Jean-Jacques Dominique Beraud – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2024
This paper examined the level of Environmental Civic Actions (ECA) using a modified version of the Environmental Action Scale (EAS) and Place Attachment Theory (PAT). The Environmental Action Scale measured the level of participation that would have a collective impact on environmental issues. The data was obtained "via" online…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Activism, Sanctions, Conservation (Environment)
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Cardenas, Alejandra G. – Natural Sciences Education, 2023
As our population continues to grow, the demand of a more efficient agriculture system heightens. We work to produce the highest yield possible to cover demands. Are we compromising our water quality for mass food production? In past years, the West Coast growers had been facing increasing struggles to farm with their allotted water often turning…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Water Quality, Conservation (Environment), Soil Science
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James, Fiona; Shaw, Patricia – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2023
Participatory Research (PR), which places participants at the foreground, is an evolving field spanning several disciplines. This article critiques conceptual tensions surrounding the notion of participation itself and how PR tenets can be engaged with children (under 18). We propose an innovative heuristic framework to be used flexibly by the…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Children, Adolescents, Decision Making
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Backman, Erik; Svensson, Daniel – Sport, Education and Society, 2023
Environmental sustainability in sport is an increasingly important issue. In this paper, we want to highlight a specific phenomenon, namely artificially constructed landscapes and the outdoor sport activities that take place therein. More specifically, we are interested in the logics that govern peoples' practice of sport in such artificial…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Sustainability, Athletics, Facilities
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Bonnett, Michael – Environmental Education Research, 2023
This essay outlines some of the key themes and ideas developed in in the above title. These include: the influence of scientism and a "metaphysics of mastery" in late modern times; a phenomenology of nature that focusses on the native "occurring" of things in nature; the development of a notion of environmental consciousness in…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Conservation (Environment), Ecology, Sustainability
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Kim, Young Do; Nam, Changhyun; LaPlaca, Ashley M. – Journal of Marketing for Higher Education, 2023
This study examines the psychological mechanism of consumers' environmentally responsible behaviors in college sport. The research is guided by a belief-attitude-intention (B-A-I) hierarchy model. The results revealed that consumers who see benefits in a college athletic department's pro-environmental initiatives (PEIs) have positive attitudes…
Descriptors: Marketing, Sustainability, College Athletics, Attitudes
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Arorisoe Sibanda; Sadhana Manik – Environmental Education Research, 2023
South Africa remains the largest emitter of carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, in Africa. As such despite the glowing government policy documents addressing climate change, efforts towards achieving the targets of the sustainable development goals (especially SDG 13) at grassroots level remain significant. We identified relevant published articles…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Climate, Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education
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Trout, Muffet – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2023
This research explores my social studies teacher educator practice and my attempts to teach about environmental sustainability. The research questions were: How can I get involved in the environmental sustainability movement on my campus as a teacher educator? What obstacles do I face? What actions do I take? Two differing cultural paradigms, with…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Teacher Educators, Conservation (Environment), Sustainability
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Sharon Stein – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2024
This article reflects on recent calls for universities to deepen their commitments to sustainability in the face of climate change. It suggests that because climate change is a "wicked problem" that is hyper-complex, lacks clear solutions, and affects multiple communities in different ways, universities are unlikely to achieve consensus…
Descriptors: Climate, Sustainability, Colonialism, College Role
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Arnau Macià – Childhood Education, 2024
The climate and biodiversity crises are global challenges that require collective solutions that start with education. The Learning about Forests (LEAF) program advocates for outdoor learning and hands-on experiences, allowing students to connect with nature and develop a deeper understanding of the natural world. In order to empower schools,…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Experiential Learning, School Community Relationship, School Community Programs
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