Press Release: The Commission for Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South and the University have partnered to accelerate a just and humanitarian transformation to sustainable development. Read more ...
With far-reaching consequences for relations with other nuclear powers and reversing a decades-long moratorium, the Trump administration discussed resuming U.S. nuclear test explosions. (Washington Post https://wapo.st/3eiXlfb) We should remember the The Russell-Einstein Manifesto against weapons of mass destruction July 9, 1955. Read more ...
Press Release: The University and the World University Consortium ( https://wunicon.org) partnered to advance the Sustainable Development Research Network and the International Students-at-Risk Network and other programmes to accelerate a just sustainable development transition. Read more ...
Press Release: To honour his contribution to the University for Sustainability, the Board of Directors are delighted to announce the Federico Mayor Zaragoza Chair for Peace and Sustainability as well as the Federico Mayor Zaragoza Prize for a Ph.D. Thesis on Peace and Sustainability. Read more ...
Press Release: The World Academy of Art and Science and the University for Sustainability announce a partnership to advance collaborative educational, research and training and the promotion of peaceful coexistence necessary to accelerate a just and humanitarian transformation to sustainable development. Read more ...
An un-imagined world now exists. Tragically, it is one of: global financial instability; political legitimacy crises and of sustainability crises that extend far beyond the COVID-19 pandemic to threaten the planetary boundaries beyond which civilization is not assured. Read More...
Global Leadership for the 21st Century. "There is urgent need to fill the global leadership vacuum in order to address the complex challenges confronting humanity today. Leadership is needed at all levels in all fields." Read more...
Press Release Istituto dell' Approccio Centrato sulla Persona of Rome, Italy and the University for Sustainability of Santa Fe, U.S.A. have partnered to advance educational, research and training for a just and humanitarian transformation to sustainable development.
"Climate change now represents a near- to mid-term existential threat to human civilisation. A new approach to climate-related security risk-management is thus required, giving particular attention to the high-end and difficult-to-quantify “fat-tail” possibilities." Read more ...
EU, US and Chinese citizens agree on the top two priorities to fight climate change. When asked which decisions respondents would take to fight climate change if they became head of their country’s government, stopping deforestation by 2025 and pushing for 100% of the electricity production to stem from renewable energies by 2050 were chosen across the three regions as the top priorities to implement. Read more ...
New UN Global Climate report ‘another strong wake-up call’ over global warming: Guterres. Speaking at the launch of the State of the Global Climate report by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Mr. Guterres reiterated his call for action, underlining that the alarming conclusion that climate change is accelerating, “proves what we have been saying: climate change is moving faster than our efforts to address it.”
Updated student survey indicates that between January 2018 and February 2019 awareness of the SDGs significantly increased from 28% to 34%
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European Investment Bank Survey: While 31% of Europeans consider that it is first and foremost the responsibility of citizens to lead the fight against climate change, for 40% of Chinese citizens and a quarter of Americans, international organisations, such as the United Nations or the World Bank, are the most accountable and should take the lead in this fight.
"Nearly Half of Americans Are Sure Global Warming is Happening" (Yale Program on Climate Change Communication)
European Investment Bank Survey
Geoengineering, other technologies won't solve climate woes
Student Opinion: Sustainable Development Goals
New Study Estimates the Carbon Footprints of 13,000 Cities
The University for Sustainability is conducting an economic impact analysis and assessing the feasibility of establishing its global campus and conference center at Castello di Blera, Province of Viterbo, Italy. It hopes to conclude its assessment by June 2018.
L'Università per la sostenibilità sta conducendo un'analisi di impatto economico e valutando la fattibilità di istituire il suo campus globale e il centro congressi a Castello di Blera, in provincia di Viterbo, in Italia. Si spera di concludere la sua valutazione entro giugno 2018.