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Sustainable transport

Urban Environmental Management: Sustainable Transportation

This web site is hosted by the Urban Environmental Management (UEM) group of the Global Development Research Center (GDRC), and it it is a good and a comprehensive resource on how to maintain mobility and quality of life with minimal climate impact.

The European Environment Agency (EEA): transport

The EEA holds much material on sustainable transport in Europe. The recent report «Climate for a transport change» charts trends and puts a spotlight on sustainability of European transport systems.

European Local Transportation Information Service

Here you will find many creative and exciting examples of local sustainable transport solutions across Europe. The site is continually updated with news, projects, policies and events in Europe on the topic. Much of the website is translated into 8 languages.

Climate change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

United Nations’ IPCC is the body of scientific experts who advise world leaders on climate change. There is a huge amount of material here, but we recommend the 22-page summary of their most recent report if you want to learn more about climate change.

The European Environment Agency (EEA): climate change

EEA's contains up-to-date information and reports on climate change related investigations and info on European climate change activities and policies.

CHANGE - European Union Climate Campaign

This is the European Commission's "You Control Climate Change" campaign website with information and activities for all ages on what we can do to bring climate change under control.

Pew Center: Global Warming Basics

The Pew Center is a highly reputable think tank on climate change. Here you find materials on a wide range of climate-change-related issues. Pew has a policy and economic focus: how can we meet the climate change challenge and sustain the economy at the same time?

Sustainable development

United Nations' work on sustainable development

Here you find the most important UN documents on sustainable development since the 1980’s. We recommend: Our Common Future, Agenda 21 the Rio Declaration, the Johannesburg Declaration, and the Millenium Development Goals.

Earth Charter

The Earth Charter is a declaration of fundamental principles for building a just, sustainable, and peaceful global society for the 21st century. It includes ethics and activities promoting an equitable and environmentally sound global development.

Education for sustainable development

Good Practices in Education for Sustainable Development: Teacher Education Institutions

This UNESCO document is a collection of 8 case studies which reflect individual and institutional efforts to reorient curriculum, programs, practices, and policies to address sustainability at institutions of teacher education.

OECD Definition and Selection of Key Competencies

This project (DeSeCo) identifies key competencies in education. Although not specifically aimed at ESD, there is an emphasis on educating pupils to participate as active and critically thinking citizens, which harmonizes well with the ideas of ESD.