The Scarsdale Sustainability Initiative
ResearchScientific research clearly demonstrates that the sustainability of natural systems is a critical concern in the 21st Century. The issues cut across the boundaries of the traditional disciplines. Every student who graduates from the Scarsdale Schools must be knowledgeable about sustainability, capable of taking effective action to create a sustainable future, and personally committed to sustainability as a value.
Intergovernmental Panel on ClimateChange, IPCC Fourth Assessment Report: Climate Change 2007, United Nations
Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability by James Gustave Speth.
Hot , Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution and How It Can Renew America by Thomas L. Friedman.