Thinking About Sustainability: Issues and Themes for College Students

  • Gregory D. BothunEmail author
Part of the Management and Industrial Engineering book series (MINEN)


This contribution discusses many of the themes that the author has used in various Environmental Studies courses at the University of Oregon. While this collection of themes could be viewed as eclectic, they are well rooted in what is happening in the real world. In cases of data, as this article was written December 2016, we have tried to find and use the most current data to describe some situation. This is quite important because in the arenas of energy generation, resource consumption and climate change, the real world strongly evolves and can change dramatically from what the situation looked like just a few years ago.


Social Justice Environmental Justice Battery Pack Blue Water Lead Acid Batterie 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of OregonOregonUSA

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