'A footprint means pressing down and global means world, so 'global footprint' means pressing down on the world and we don't want to press too hard' (child's definition of a Global Footprint) what is sustainability? what about climate change?
what about climate change?

What is a sustainable community?


A sustainable community:

  • is healthy and safe
  • uses resources sensibly and fairly
  • enables everyone to play a part
  • has a vibrant local economy
  • minimises waste and pollution
  • has its own unique character
  • respects the diversity of people who live in it
  • cares for plants and animals that share the community

A vision of a sustainable community
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what is Global Learning? CoreKnowledge Key Skills Values and Attitudes

did you know!

It would cost an estimated extra US$16 billion each year to reach the goal of halving the proportions of people without access to safe water and sanitation. This is less than North Americans and Europeans spend on pet food in one year!

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