Vanderbilt University

Sustainability Forum
                    A forum to promote research and teaching of sustainability


Excellent resources for sustainability abound on the web.

Web Resources for Sustainability Courses

·        Green Facts (excellent resource) - they summarize many international reports:

·        The World's Water:

·        The New Economics Foundation:

·        Steady State Economy:

·        Ecosystem Valuation:

·        Sustainability in Higher Education: and

·        Sustainable Health Care:

·        Social action:

·        All About Energy and How to Use it More Efficiently:

·        Energy efficiency & renewable resources:

·        A Guide to Energy Efficient Home Lighting:

·        Lighting recycling:

·        U.S. DOE Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy program:

·        Getting Clean by Going Green:

·        Worldwatch Institute: Vision for a Sustainable World:

·        Yale Environment 360:

·        SustainVU:

·        Millennium Ecosystem Assessment Reports:

·        Transition Towns: ,, and

·        Ecovillages: Ecovillage Network of the Americas:

·        Congress for the New Urbanism

·        How to Talk to a Climate Skeptic: Responses to the most common skeptical arguments on global warming:

·        Tool for charting data related to sustainability:

·        Consumption: The Story of Stuff with Annie Leonard:

·        IUCN Red List of Endangered Species:

·        World Wildlife Federation

·        Nature Conservation: International Union for Conservation of Nature:

·        Sustainable Development: Foundation for Sustainable Development:

·        Human Environmental Impacts: The Ecological Footprint: Ecological Footprint Quiz by Redefining Progress:

·        Green Building: U.S. Green Building Council: and

·        Sustainable Landscaping:  U.S. EPA Greenscapes program:

·        Water conservation: , and

·        Green consumer: GoodGuide Ratings of Natural, Green and Healthy Products: